"Danny Boy" as written by Taisuke Sawachika, Traditional, and Frederick E Weatherly....
Oh Danny Boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling
From glen to glen and down the mountain side
The summer's gone, and all the roses falling
It's you, It's you, must go, and I must bide

But come ye back when summer's in the meadow
Or when the valley's hushed and white with snow
I'll be here in sunshine or in shadow
Oh Danny Boy, oh Danny Boy, I love you so

But if you come, and all the flowers are dying
And I am dead, as dead I well may be
You'll come and find the place where I am lying
And kneel and say an "Ave" there for me

And I will know, tho' soft ye tread above me
And then my grave will richer, sweeter be
And you'll bend down and tell me that you love me
And I will rest in peace until you come to me


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"Danny Boy" as written by Johnny Cash

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    General Commentthis song is incredible...jus lyk the great man himself xx
    sambailey64on December 31, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is incredible...jus lyk the great man himself xx
    sambailey64on December 31, 2006   Link
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    General CommentA song which is amazing, and Cash makes amazing, on the album, Orange Blossom Special.

    Furthermore, it's a song commonly associated with Ireland, but it was written by an Englishman!
    ljwright88on June 03, 2007   Link

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