When I Dream of Old Erin

DESCRIPTION: "When the nightingale's singing its sweet melodies, And the scent of the flowers perfumes the night breeze," the singer dreams of Ireland and his love. He describes his old home, repeating, "When I dream of old Erin, I'm dreaming of you."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Dean)
KEYWORDS: love separation home Ireland
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dean, p. 97, "When I Dream of Old Erin" (1 text)
Roud #9593
File: Dean097

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