Meet me by moonlight, song / Jimmy Grant, singing in English

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Oh meet me oh meet me by moonlight
Oh meet me by moonlight alone
For I have a sad story to tell you
Must be told my moonlight alone.

I wish I had someone to love me
Someone to call me their own
I wish  I had someone to love me
For I’m tired of living alone.

I’ll be carried to a new girl tomorrow
Leaving my little darling alone
With these prison bar all around me
And my head on a pillar of stone.

Now I have fine ships on the ocean
All laden with silver and gold
And before my poor darling will suffer
The ship must be anchored and sold.

If I had the wings of an angel
O’er these prison walls I would fly
I would fly to the arms of my darling
Where there I’d be willing to die.

Meet me by moonlight, song / Jimmy Grant, singing in English
ITMA Reference Number:393-ITMA-MP3
Main Performer: Jimmy Grant
Title:Meet me by moonlight [sound recording] / Jimmy Grant, singing in English
Section:Sound Recordings
Recording Location:Jimmy Grant's house, Buncrana, Co Donegal
Recording Date:1985
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. Audio Cassette 56
Roud Number:767
Related Material: Two good men and true in Playlists
Related Publication: Two good men and true / compiled by Jimmy McBride in Publications
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