The Rails is a London-based British folk duo comprising guitarist/vocalists Kami Thompson and James Walbourne. Kami Thompson (daughter of British folk-rock icons Richard & Linda Thompson) is a respected solo artist and her musical partner and husband James Walbourne is a veteran solo artist and erstwhile guitarist for the Pretenders and the Pogues, among others. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.
I'll sing you a song about two lovers, who from Lichfield Town they came,
The young man's name was William Taylor; the lady's name was Sarah Gray.
William Taylor had enlisted, for a soldier he has gone,
He has gone and left his own true lover, for to sigh and for to mourn.
Sarah's parents did despise her - filled her heart with grief and woe,