“Faughanvale”

Author: Thomas Young (Killwill)
Earliest date: 1939 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: home rambling
Found in: Ireland

Description

The singer thinks of Faughanvale as he rambles. He asks the listener to show him a spot equal to it. He praises the people and fields and festivals. He tells where he has rambled, claiming none can compare. He wishes he were a poet to praise it better

References

  1. SHenry H796, pp. 163-164, "Faughanvale" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #13461
  3. BI, HHH796