Here lieth John Croker (William Bates)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-08-27)   CPDL #55196:  Network.png
Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2019-08-27).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 45 kB   Copyright: Personal
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Title: Here lieth John Croker
Composer: William Bates
Lyricist: Anonymous

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: ATB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1775 in Warren's Collection of vocal harmony

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Original text and translations

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Here lieth John Croker, a maker of bellows,
His craft's master too, and king of good fellows;
Yet, when he came to the sad hour of death
Tho' he could make bellows, he could not make breath.