The maid of Culmore, song / Corney McDaid, singing in English

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Leaving sweet lovely Derry bound for fair London town
There is no better harbour all around can be found
Where the youngsters each evening go down to the shore
And the joy bells are ringing for the Maid of Culmore

The first time I saw my love she passed me by
And the next time I saw her she bade me good-bye
And the last time I saw her she grieved my heart sore
For she left lovely Derry and sailed away around Culmore

If I had the power the storms to rise
The wind for to blow high and to darken the sky
The wind for to blow high and the salt seas to roar
To the day that my darling sailed away around Culmore

To the back parts of America my love I’ll go and seek
For it’s there I know no one nor no one knows me
And if I don’t find her I’ll return home no more
Like a pilgrim I’ll wander for the maid of Culmore

see also   The maid of Culmore / Denis McDaid

The maid of Culmore, song / Corney McDaid, singing in English
ITMA Reference Number:284-ITMA-MP3
Main Performer: Corney McDaid
Title:The maid of Culmore [sound recording] / Corney McDaid, singing in English
Section:Sound Recordings
Recording Location:Vera's Bar, Malin Head, Inishowen, Co Donegal
Recording Date:03 March 1988
Copyright:Performer and Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle
Physical Description:1 computer file (MP3 file, ca. 4 min.) : digital stereo
Subject:Ireland: Singing in English
Corporate Author:Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle
Collection:Jimmy McBride Collection
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