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A Celtic Journey Danny Boy
Credits: Traditional; lyrics by Weatherly; arranged by Kelehan
Appears On: A Celtic Journey
Language: English
Other Versions: "Danny Boy" on Celtic Woman soundtrack
"Danny Boy" on Aoife Ferry's album The Turning Of The Tide
"Danny Boy" on Katie McMahon's album Shine


Oh Danny Boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling
From glen to glen and down the mountain side
The summer's gone and all the roses falling
'Tis you, 'tis you must go and I must bide

But come you back when the summer's in the meadow
Or when the valley's hushed and white with snow
'Tis I'll be here in sunshine or in shadow
Oh Danny Boy, oh Danny Boy, I love you so

And when you come and all the flowers are dying
If I am dead, as dead I well may be
You'll come and find the place where I am lying
And kneel and say an Ave there for me

And I shall hear though soft you tread above me
And all my grave will warmer, sweeter be
When you will bend and tell me that you love me
And I shall sleep in peace until you come to me