Monthly Archives: April 2012

3. A Mystery

When last we left our intrepid adventurers, Tom and Derdim had saved some of Lord Rosk’s horses from a barn fire. In doing so, Tom broke his arm. The cause of the fire is still unknown. Because of his injured … Continue reading

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The Smuggler’s Song

The Smuggler’s Song From the poem by Rudyard Kipling Five and twenty ponies trotting through the dark, Brandy for the parson and bacchy for the clerk, Laces for the ladies and letters for the spie, Now watch the wall my … Continue reading

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The Whiskey Android

I liked Jonathan Mann’s song #411, The Whiskey Android, and made a few changes to the lyrics. Not much of a change, but I thought I’d share it. Jonathan’s original follows. The Whiskey Android Slightly changed from Jonathan Mann’s Song … Continue reading

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Shombalor

Ok, this has nothing to do with rpgs, but the lyrics aren’t on the web yet, and since I love the tune, I’m putting them up. I’m pretty sure these are right. The tune was popular but if I got … Continue reading

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Ballad of Jacques Chretien

This is one of my favorite tunes. Back in 1979 or 1980, I had the pleasure of attending Hoosier Con 1 (first and only, I think) up in South Bend, Indiana, and Robert Asprin (1946-2008) was the guest author invited … Continue reading

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Far over the Misty Mountains Cold

Let’s all hope they do this song right in the new Hobbit movie! Far over the Misty Mountains Cold J.R.R. Tolkien Far over the Misty Mountains cold, To dungeons deep and caverns old, We must away, ere break of day, … Continue reading

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Garry Owen (1788)

George Armstrong Custer’s favorite tune, and one of mine. Let Bacchus’ sons be not dismayed But join with me, each jovial blade Come, drink and sing and lend your aid To help me with the chorus: Chorus Instead of spa, … Continue reading

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