Gaeilge

The Leinster lass, song / Jimmy Grant, singing in English

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One evening fair to take the air along the banks of Clyde
I tell you true I stood to view all nature in its pride
I tell you true I stood to view the big ships sailing past
When a steamboat brave heaved on the wave she’ll called the Leinster Lass

On Newfound Green she had been seen cruising up and down
And on the docks of Liverpool her equal can’t be found
On yon green bank a mermaid sat with her fine comb and glass
Saying you’re welcome back to Erin’s Isle my lovely Leinster Lass

Being on the seventeenth of March all on St. Patrick’s Day
I heard a band going up the Strand behold now they did play
The colours flew red white and blue the birds sang round the mast
Saying you’re welcome back to Erin’s Isle my lovely Leinster Lass

Here’s a health to our commander great honour to his name
And likewise to our sea-captain his name was Willie Kane
Let every man on her deck stand toss up one flowing glass
That can rig and steer when danger’s near aboard the Leinster Lass

The Leinster lass, song / Jimmy Grant, singing in English
ITMA Reference Number:364-ITMA-MP3
Main Performer: Jimmy Grant
Title:The Leinster lass [sound recording] / Jimmy Grant, singing in English
Section:Sound Recordings
Recording Location:Ballyliffin Hotel, Ballyliffin, Co. Donegal
Recording Date:14 November 1987
Copyright: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. Audio Cassette 88.
URL:http://www.inishowensinging.ie
Roud Number:13667
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Related Publication: The flower of Dunaff Hill / compiled by Jimmy McBride (Part two) in Publications
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