Red is the climbed Tom Lenihan Knockbrack, Miltown Malbay taped in singer"s home, march 1988 Carroll Mackenzie arsenal


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"Twas down by Killarney"s environment-friendly vales i did stray, The moon and also the stars they to be shining. The moon it shone fair in her head of golden hair and she vowed she"d be my love forever.

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Chorus: for red is the increased that in yonder garden grows, and also fair space the lilies that the valleys. And also clear is the water that circulation from the Boyne, but my love is fairer than any.

"Twas under by Killarney"s environment-friendly vales ns did stray, The moon and also the stars they to be shining. The moon it shone fair on her head of golden hair and also she vowed she"d it is in my love forever.

Chorus: for red is the climbed that in yonder garden grows, and also fair are the lilies that the valleys. And also clear is the water that flow from the Boyne, but my love is fairer 보다 any.

‘Tis no for the parting of my sister Kate, ‘Tis not for the ns of mine mother. But ‘tis all for the ns of mine bonny ireland lass, who is leaving old Ireland because that ever.

Chorus: because that red is the increased that in yonder garden grows, and also fair are the lilies of the valleys. And clear is the water that circulation from the Boyne, however my love is fairer than any.

“This is frequently referred to as a classic Irish track though the does not show up on any type of indexes as such; the is really popular with numerous Irish singers. Over there are numerous versions, every coinciding v Tom’s text, an ext or less; the air is invariably that linked with the Scottish song, Loch Lomond. 2 further examples from irish American singers:

Red is the increased (A) Red is the increased that in yonder garden grow Fair is the lily of the valley Clear is the water the flows in yonder stream and also my love, the is fairer 보다 any.

Over the Mountain, and also down right into the Glen, come a small Irish Cot in the Valley wherein the Thrush and also the Linnett song their ditties and also their songs and also my love leaning end the half door

Down by the sea shore, top top a cool summers eve, v the wind blowing end the heather, Oh, the moon the shone fair, v her threads of gold hair and also she vowed she would certainly love me forever

It’s no for parting with my sister Kate, It’s no for the loss of mine Mother…. It’s every for the lose of mine bonnie ireland lass that I’m Leaving mine homeland forever.

Red is the increased (B) Come end the hills, mine bonnie irish lass Come over the hills to your darling You pick the rose, love, and I’ll do the vow and also I’ll be her true love forever.

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Chorus Red is the climbed that in yonder garden grows Fair is the lily of the sink Clear is the water that flows native the Boyne however my love is fairer 보다 any.

‘Twas under by Killarney’s environment-friendly woods that we strayed when the moon and also the stars they were shining The moon shone its rays on she locks of gold hair and she swore she’d be my love forever. Chorus

It’s not for the parting that my sister pains It’s not for the grief the my mother ‘Tis every for the ns of mine bonny irish lass the my heart is breaking forever. Chorus.” Jim Carroll