This is a series of posts about the #TradSongTues project, run by various people at the University of Sheffield. Every week I've been recording a song for the theme, sharing it and talking about it. Come and play on Twitter!

I wasn't sure what to sing this week. Part of me was tempted to sing a May Day song, or something like that as a tradition song, but I think a "calling on" song1 is a good choice, so here's one sung by a Sheffield sword team:

I've actually never seen this sung by a dance team - I originally learned it from the singing of Crucible - but it's a nice little song. I really like the line "And at last I caught a fall", because it makes absolutely no sense.

  1. These are usually sung by a morris team just before they begin the dance display. ↩︎