Campfire Songs
Run by the Retired Scouter.

Retired Scouter Campfire Songs 


Ilkley Moor


Where have you been since I saw thee
On Ilkley Moor bacht hat?
Where have you been since I saw thee
Where have you been since I saw thee

CHORUS:-
On Ilkley Moor bacht hat
On Ilkley Moor bacht hat
On Ilkley Moor bacht hat.

I've been a-coortin Mary Jane
On Ilkley Moor bacht hat, etc.
CHORUS

Thou'll surely catch thy death of cold
On Ilkley Moor bacht hat, etc.

CHORUS

Then we will have to bury thee
On Ilkley Moor bacht hat, etc.

CHORUS

Then wurms will come and ate thee up
On Ilkley Moor bacht hat, etc.
CHORUS

Then ducks will gobble up dem wurms
On Ilkley Moor bacht hat, etc.
CHORUS

Then you can come and eat up ducks
And so get back your own
May be they will poison thee
Then you'll keep me company.
CHORUS

(This version of Ilkley Moor taken
from numerous different versions
from different sources).