“Fair Tyrone”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1927 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: home nonballad
Found in: Ireland


The singer's thoughts turn back to Tyrone. He describes the various places in the area, and recalls the flowers' beauty and the birds' songs. His fondest memories are of Tyrone


  1. SHenry H189, pp. 173-174, "Fair Tyrone" (1 text with many variants, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #13533
  3. BI, HHH173