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SONG OF THE VAGABONDS From the Broadway Show "The Vagabond King" (1925) (Rudolf Friml / Brian Hooker) Denis King & Chorus (stage; first operetta version) - 1925 Denis King & Chorus (first film version) - 1930 Oreste Kirkop & Chorus (second film version - 1956 Oreste Kirkop & Chorus (record version) Also recorded by: Gordon MacRae - 1951 Alfred Drake - 1951 Mario Lanza - 1958 Ted Christopher; Rudolf Friml; London Promenade Orch.; Earl Wrightson; David Whitfield; Ted Heath; Howard McGillin; Steven Rainbolt & Robert Muckenfuss; Teresa Ringholz & Eastman Dryden Orch.; John Hanson; ..... and others. Come all you Beggars of Paris town, You lousy rabble of low degree (Chorus: You rabble of low degree!) Well spare King Louis to keep his crown And save our city from Burgundy (Chorus: Our city from Burgundy) You and I are good for nothing but to die We can die for Liberty. Sons of toil and danger, Will you serve a stranger And bow down to Burgundy Sons of shame and sorrow, Will you cheer tomorrow For the crown of Burgundy? Onward! Onward! Swords against the Foe Forward! Forward the lily banners go! Sons of France around us, Break the chain that bound us, And to Hell with Burgundy! Sons of toil and danger, Will you serve a stranger And bow down to Burgundy Sons of shame and sorrow, Will you cheer tomorrow For the crown of Burgundy? Onward! Onward! Swords against the Foe Forward! Forward the lily banners go! Sons of France around us, Break the chain that bound us, And to Hell with Burgundy! ***** Oreste Kirkop record version: Come all you Beggars of Paris town, You lousy rabble of low degree (Chorus: You rabble of low degree!) Well spare King Louis to keep his crown And save our city from Burgundy (Chorus: Our city from Burgundy) You and I are good for nothing but to die Oh we can die for Liberty. (Chorus: Aaaaaah, yeah!) Sons of toil and danger, Will you serve a stranger And bow down to Burgundy Sons of shame and sorrow, Will you cheer tomorrow For the crown of Burgundy? Onward! Onward! Swords against the Foe Forward! Forward the lily banners go! Sons of France around us, Break the chain that bound us, And to Hell with Burgundy! (Orchestral Break) (Come all you Beggars of Paris town, Well spare King Louis to keep his crown We can save ourselves from Burgundy Strike a blow for liberty. YEA! (Orchestral Break) (You and I are good for nothing but to die We can die for Liberty.) Sons of toil and danger, Will you serve a stranger And bow down to Burgundy Sons of shame and sorrow, Will you cheer tomorrow For the crown of Burgundy? Onward! Onward! Swords against the Foe Forward! Forward the lily banners go! Sons of France (Chorus: around us, Break the chain that bound us,) And to Hell with Burgundy! (Contributed by Ferda Dolunay - July 2006)

    


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