Bright Star of Derry, The
DESCRIPTION: The singer loves Mary, a widow's daughter, and praises her as the bright star of Derry. She is beautiful, sweet, and gentle.
EARLIEST DATE: 1809 (OLochlainn-More)
KEYWORDS: love beauty lyric nonballad
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OLochlainn-More 33, "The Bright Star of Derry" (1 text, 1 tune)
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