The Prettiest Hobbit (Lyrics)

Performed by Kilted Kings From CD: Name On My Soul lyrics and music by Marc Gunn, May 19, 2015 I’ll tell Belladonna ‘neath the Party Tree Let’s have fun Come dance with me If she won’t dance Then I’ll ask Daisy We’ll skip til the sun Comes up over the trees * Jump up and down Let […]

Skye Boat Song

Skye Boat Song

Lyrics and music Sir Harold Boulton and Lady Anne Wilson Performed by Marc Gunn From CD: Scottish Songs of Drinking & Rebellion Speed, bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing, Onward! the sailors cry; Carry the lad that’s born to be King Over the sea to Skye. Loud the winds howl, loud the waves roar, […]

We’ll Have A Pint of Stout (Lyrics)

We’ll Have A Pint of Stout (Lyrics)

We’ll Have A Pint words Rie Sheridan Rose and music Marc Gunn Performed by Marc Gunn From CD: Don’t Go Drinking With Hobbits There’s many an inn dotting the Shire that serves a lovely brew From Bywater to Bree they say you’ll want a pint or two The finest Stout, or nut-brown ale, the taste comes […]

The Ring of Hope (Lyrics)

The Ring of Hope (Lyrics)

The Ring of Hope words and music Marc Gunn, Sept 2002 Performed by Marc Gunn From CD: Don’t Go Drinking With Hobbits When I was young, I’d sit around Bag End with Bilbo. Singing songs and tales about the Elves of Old. While we smoked our Southern Star. A leaf of golden par That transformed the […]

Will Ye Turn, Lassie, Turn

Will Ye Turn, Lassie, Turn

Lyrics by Shannon Creamer, music Francis McPeake Shannon did it again. Last year, she filked the filk, “Do Virgins Taste Better” and turned it into a pirate song for my upcoming album Dragons vs. Pirates. Now she’s turned “Wild Mountain Thyme” into a song about undead. Will the madness ever stop!? Oh, the twilight is upon […]

Blue Sun (Lyrics)

Blue Sun (Lyrics)

Lyrics and Music by Marc Gunn Date written – unknown; Refound June 28, 2014 Performed by Marc Gunn From CD: TBA They terraformed the lands of many fine worlds Then bloodied our hands with our boys and our girls They offered us cans of food that curdled And piled on chains by the ton. * Blue […]

Everybody Needs a Drinking Song (Lyrics)

Everybody Needs a Drinking Song (Lyrics)

Lyrics by Rie Sheridan Rose, Music by Marc Gunn Performed by Marc Gunn From CD: Don’t Go Drinking With Hobbits *Everybody needs a drinking song Everybody needs a carol– Everybody needs a drinking song So tap another barrel! Some like to drink the whole night long Some like to drink like fishes Some like to drink the […]

Slainte Mhaith (Lyrics)

Slainte Mhaith (Lyrics)

lyrics and music of “Slainte Mhaith” by Marc Gunn, November 9, 2014 Performed by Marc Gunn From CD: TBA * Slainte mhaith. Slainte mhaith Here’s to your good health one and all If you’re soul feels rather thirsty And you hear the craythur call Then raise up your glass Say, “Slainte mhaith” Many times in my life […]

The Heart of Fangorn (Lyrics)

The Heart of Fangorn (Lyrics)

The Heart of Fangorn Lyrics and music by Marc Gunn, Nov 21, 2002 Performed by Marc Gunn From CD: Memories of Middle Earth Long before men tread Middle-Earth, Before the dwarves and elves gave birth, There sprouted a race for the trees’ defense In the heart of Fangorn, there live the Ents. Ha-room… Ha-da-ra-room. Ha-room… Ha-da-ra-room. Patient […]

The Leprechaun (Lyrics)

lyrics and music by Marc Gunn, also known as “St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun” Performed by Marc Gunn From CD: St Patrick’s Day Songs For Kids and Soul of a Harper There’s a Leprechaun in me head, and I wish that I were dead For I don’t think he’ll e’er let me be. Oh, he tempts me with his […]