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The blazing star of Drung, song / Denis McDaid, singing in English

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The very first time I saw my love the stormy winds did blow
The hills and heathery mountains were clad and covered with snow
I had been out late a friend to meet which caused me to stray
It was there I met Flora she stole my heart away

It was her voice interested me she sang so loud and high
Right carefully I asked her for dwelling it was nigh
Right modestly she answered me with a mild and delightful tongue
Kind sir my habitation and my dwelling lies in Drung

We spent that night in merriment and we parted the next day
I could wish with all my heart I had her on the sea
I asked it if her father and he says his child’s too young
Till the day I’ll never deny I loved the star of Drung

Farewell to Letterkenny the place where I was born and bred
Likewise to Londonderry where I first learned my trade
Farewell unto my sweetheart my comrades old and young
And twice farewell to Flora she’s the blazing star of Drung

see also   The blazing star of Drung / Michael Gallanagh
 

The blazing star of Drung, song / Denis McDaid, singing in English
ITMA Reference Number:287-ITMA-MP3
Main Performer: Denis McDaid
Title:The blazing star of Drung [sound recording] / Denis McDaid, singing in English
Section:Sound Recordings
Recording Location:Ballyliffin Hotel, Inishowen, Co. Donegal
Recording Date:May 1988
Copyright:Performer and Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle
Physical Description:1 computer file (MP3 file, ca. 4 min.) : digital stereo
Format:MP3
Subject:Ireland: Singing in English
Language:English
Corporate Author:Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle
Collection:Jimmy McBride Collection
URL:http://inishowensinging.ie/
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