Sweet Girls of Derry, The
DESCRIPTION: The singer is captivated by the sweet girls of Derry. He describes them as "so comely and merry" with sweet voices. "Though I left them behind me, Full soon they shall find me in Derry again"
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Hayward-Ulster)
KEYWORDS: courting nonballad
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hayward-Ulster, pp. 76-77, "The Sweet Girls of Derry" (1 text)
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