In Kerry Long Ago

DESCRIPTION: The singer thinks back to his "boyhood in Kerry long ago." He thinks about dances, and his girl friend Mary, nights listening to fairy stories and holding colleens "for to save them from the fairies."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1947 (OCroinin/Cronin-TheSongsOfElizabethCronin)
KEYWORDS: courting dancing nonballad youth
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin/Cronin-TheSongsOfElizabethCronin 73, "In Kerry Long Ago" (3 texts)
Roud #9309
File: OCC073

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