“Benbraddon Brae”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1934 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: home nonballad
Found in: Ireland


The singer, going through Benbraddon hill, hears the sheepbells and the foxhunt. Stopping, he sees the boys and girls courting. He praises the beauty of the place, and recalls the parties among the fields and flowers


  1. SHenry H572, pp. 159-160, "Benbraddon Brae" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9215
  3. BI, HHH572