Ash Grove, The (Llwyn On)

DESCRIPTION: Welsh/English. The singer describes the beauty of the ash grove, which "alone is my home." The singer broods on dead friends, but rejoices to see them in the ash grove.
AUTHOR: Welsh words credited to Talhaiarn / English words by T. Oliphant
EARLIEST DATE: music: 1802 / words: 1862 (source: Averill-CampSongsFolkSongs)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage home friend
REFERENCES (8 citations):
Silber/Silber-FolksingersWordbook, p. 336, "The Ash Grove" (1 English text)
Averill-CampSongsFolkSongs, p. 134, 200-201, 203-209, 346, 348, 431, 467, 474, 500, 501, 503, 534, "Ash Grove" (notes plus 3 texts on pp. 206-208; bibliography on pp. 664-668)
GirlScouts-SingTogether, p. 36, "The Ash Grove" (1 English text, 1 tune)
SongsOfManyNations, "The Ash Grove" (1 text, 1 tune) (CC edition, p. 4) (12th edition, p. 4)
48MuchLovedFolkSongs, p. 4, "The Ash Grove" (1 text, 1 tune)
33MuchLovedSongs, p. 11, "The Ash Grove" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Aline Waites & Robin Hunter, _The Illustrated Victorian Songbook_, Michael Joseph Ltd., 1984, pp. 209-211, "The Ash Grove" (1 Welsh and 1 English text on the same staff, 1 tune)

Roud #24988
Let All Things Now Living (see Marilyn Kay Stulken, _Hymnal Companion to the Lutheran Book of Worship_, Fortress Press, 1981, p. 562; LindaJo H. McKim, _Presbyterian Hymnal Companion_, Westminster/John Knox Press, 1993, p. 371)
Down Yonder Brown Outhouse (cf. Averill-CampSongsFolkSongs, pp. 206, 263)
File: FSWB336B

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