Hills of Dan, The
DESCRIPTION: "The world is not one garden spot Or pleasure ground for man; Few are the spots that intervene Such as the Hills of Dan." The singer recalls the weather and the friends now buried; though he departs, he hopes in the end to "rest Amid the Hills of Dan"
EARLIEST DATE: 1947 (Greensboro Daily News)
KEYWORDS: home nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 403, "The Hills of Dan" (1 text)
NOTES: Although the only collections of this seem to be from North Carolina, it *really* sounds Irish to me. - RBW
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