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  • Gilia de Ronda
    SCA_songbook http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SCA_songbook/ this is where i copied the Viking Love Song they would be able to tell you the origin ... author ...
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      this is where i copied the Viking Love Song
      they would be able to tell you the origin


      --- In scanewcomers@yahoogroups.com, "pAuL" <psychovoices@h...> wrote:
      > Do you know where I can find this online, or who the original
      author
      > is. I am the chronicler for my shire and this would be something
      fun
      > to put in either as a link or the full text if I could get the
      > authors permission.
      >
      >
      > --- In scanewcomers@yahoogroups.com, wambat13@j... wrote:
      > > clipped from a song list
      > > just for giggles
      > >
      > > I think this is the song you are seeking. I have
      > > included both of the female replies as I know them.
      > >
      > > -Jennifer
      > >
      > >
      > > ~~Viking Love Song~~
      > > by Justin ap Seas
      > >
      > > Em G
      > > Oh I'm a sturdy Viking lad, with hairy chest and chin
      > > Em B7
      > > To match my furry garments so you can't tell where
      > > they end;
      > > Em D C
      > > Am
      > > I'm hung just like a horse to keep a lady satisfied,
      > > C Am
      > > C D Em
      > > And now I've come down from the North to hunt me up a
      > > bride.
      > >
      > > I saw you in your father's fields, and knew him to be
      > > rich,
      > > So I cut his legs off at the knees and tossed him in a
      > > ditch;
      > > I plundered all his cattle, and I took his larder,
      > > too,
      > > And now I hie me back to Jarl with hopes to marry you.
      > >
      > > CHORUS
      > > G Em
      > > I'm a Man! A Viking Man!
      > > C D
      > > (tacit) Em
      > > And what's more (worse) - I think I'm in love.
      > >
      > > I've lots of wealth to offer, and that's truly not a
      > > boast.
      > > For I've half the wealth of half the farms along the
      > > Eastern coast.
      > > I've slaughtered all your family just to prove to you
      > > my heart,
      > > And by your hair I've drug you home, so we need not be
      > > apart.
      > >
      > > I've also many servants that will also be as yours-
      > > There's Gertrude and Brunhilda, who can help you with
      > > the chores,
      > > And there's young Lena, whom upon a former maid I
      > > sired
      > > And I bed one down each night, so you need not get
      > > tired.
      > > CHORUS
      > > Yes, I'm a sturdy Viking lad, a fine catch to be sure,
      > > And though I smell much like an ox, my heart is Viking
      > > pure...
      > > And I thank Odin, I thank Frey, for smiling on my
      > > life,
      > > For on, for us, this lucky day, you shall become my
      > > wife.
      > > CHORUS
      > >
      > >
      > > ~~Viking Love Song- Reply~~
      > >
      > > Oh I'm a lovely Celtic lass of fine upstanding stock
      > > Before you hie me anywhere, pray how long is your
      > > pedigree
      > > I know you wish to wed me, but before you have my hand
      > > You must meet my standards, or I'll geld you where you
      > > stand
      > >
      > > When you came and drug me off all reeling stoned and
      > > drunk
      > > I knew that you weren't long on brains, but my you are
      > > a hunk
      > > Now I forgive your wit, 'cause I think your strong and
      > > bold
      > > But you had better let me run the house, and keep the
      > > gold
      > >
      > > 'Cause I'm a maid, a Celtic maid
      > > And what's more, you think your in love
      > >
      > > While we're talking money, though, I must make one
      > > thing clear
      > > If you want to bed me there's some things you must
      > > adhere
      > > If you kick off, the things you own all gIo to me and
      > > mine
      > > Cuz that's the Celtic way, my love, and I like it just
      > > fine
      > >
      > > And yes I'll keep the house and make sure things are
      > > good
      > > But make sure that you're out enough to keep us
      > > stocked with food
      > > And if you want to rotate servants that may be astute
      > > Besides I've noticed that your shield man Rolf is kind
      > > of cute
      > >
      > > 'Cause I'm a maid, a Celtic maid
      > > And what's more, you think your in love
      > >
      > > Yes I'm a lovely Celtic lass well versed in Celtic
      > > word
      > > And I like my men big and strong and handy with a
      > > sword
      > > And I thank Min for this, the Celtic law that I adhere
      > > For you will be my seventh big strong husband now
      > > this year
      > >
      > > 'Cause I'm a maid, a Celtic maid
      > > And what's more, you think you're in love
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ~~Viking Love Song - Reply 2~~
      > > Anastacia the Terror
      > >
      > > Am C
      > > Oh I'm a pretty Celtic lass, with more than average
      > > brains.
      > > Am E
      > > You think that I will be impressed by your ill-gotten
      > > gains.
      > > Am
      > > You strut your stuff but we all know that it's
      > > unfounded pride.
      > > F Am
      > > And now you have the nerve to think I would be your
      > > bride.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > You said that you had traveled far, and bragged that
      > > you were rich.
      > > You cut off my father's legs and tossed him in a
      > > ditch.
      > > You plundered all his cattle and took his larder, too.
      > > And now you hie me back to Jarl and think I'll marry
      > > you?
      > >
      > > Chorus: Am C Am
      > > Not a chance, Viking man,
      > > F Am
      > > And what's more, you think you're in love!
      > >
      > > I don't believe that you're so great, or do more than
      > > just boast.
      > > For I heard you had all the sheep along the Eastern
      > > coast!
      > > Of women you are frightened and will not even flirt,
      > > You only drag them by their hair, so they don't fill
      > > up with dirt!
      > >
      > > You say you've many servants that will also be as
      > > mine.
      > > There's Gertrude and Brunhilde who's help would be
      > > just fine.
      > > But as for young Lena, who's child you think you
      > > sired,
      > > Rumor has it you swing both ways, who is is that gets
      > > tired?
      > >
      > > Chorus: Am C
      > > Am
      > > Cuz you're no man, a girly man,
      > > F Am
      > > And what's worse, you smell like an ox!
      > >
      > > You say that we'll be happy, that your heart is Viking
      > > pure.
      > > Hairy men just turn me off, of that I am quite sure.
      > > So I give to you my answer, me in a Viking life?
      > > When Summer Solstice freezes...I shall become your
      > > wife.
      > >
      > > Chorus: Am C
      > > Am
      > > Cuz you're a man, a Viking man,
      > > F Am
      > > And what's worse, you think you're in love!
      > >
      > > (repeat last chorus)
      > >
      > > "Never invoke the gods unless you really want them to appear. It
      > annoys
      > > them very much. "
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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