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THE LANCERS CAME ( POLISH SONG)

BRIGHT MOON-BEAMS COME STREAMING THROUGH THE WINDOW,
BRIGHT MOON-BEAMS COME STREAMING THROUGH THE WINDOW,
WHERE STOOD A FAIR MAIDEN IN HER SHADOW,
WHERE STOOD A FAIR MAIDEN IN HER SHADOW,

LANCERS CAME RIDING AND SAW THE MAIDEN,
LANCERS CAME RIDING AND SAW THE MAIDEN,
"OPEN YOUR WINDOW," THEY BEGGED, "MY FAIR MAID,"
"OPEN YOUR WINDOW," THEY BEGGED, "MY FAIR MAID,"

QUICKLY THE MAIDEN UNLATCHED THE WINDOW,
QUICKLY THE MAIDEN UNLATCHED THE WINDOW,
"WELCOME," SHE GREETED, "BUT COME TOMORROW,"
"WELCOME," SHE GREETED, "BUT COME TOMORROW,"

Submitter comment: THE INFORMANT SANG THIS SONG WHILE IN THE ARMY.

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Love

Date learned: 10-18-1971

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