Old Tremone


 

OLD TREMONE

 

In the late 1950s folklore collectors led by Norm O’Connor recorded the repertoire of Simon McDonald (National Library Collection) including the following as mentioned in regard to the previous song:

 

OLD TREMONE

 

“Where are you going?” said Old Tremone,
“Where are you going?” said Andrew Roan,
“Where are you going?” said Brother-we-Three,
“I’m going to the fair,” said Cricket-to-Wee.

 

“What to do?” said Old Tremone,
“What to do?” said Andrew Roan,
“What to do?” said Brother-we-Three,
“I’ll buy a pig,” said Cricket-to-Wee.

 

“Who’ll bring him?” said Old Tremone,
“Who’ll bring him?” said Andrew Roan,
“Who’ll bring him?” said Brother-we-Three.
“I won’t,” said Old Tremone,

 

“I won’t,” said Andrew Roan,
“I won’t,” said Brother-we-Three.
“I’ll bring him myself,” said Cricket-to-Wee.

“Who’ll kill him?” said Old Tremone,
 
“Who’ll kill him?” said Andrew Roan,
“Who’ll kill him?” said Brother-we-Three.

“I won’t,” said Old Tremone,
‘I won’t,” said Andrew Roan,
 
“I won’t,” said Brother-we-Three.
“I’ll kill him myself,” said Cricket-to-Wee.

•Who’ll eat him?” said Old Tremone,
‘Who’ll eat him?” said Andrew Roan,
Who’ll eat him?” said Brother-we-Three.

“I will,” said Old Tremone,
I will”, said Andrew Roan,
“I will”, said Brother-we-Three,

“Not a bit will you get”, said Cricket-to-wee”
“I’ll eat him myself, “ said Cricket-to-Wee.