The Ash Grove

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Recorded by Norman Luboff Choir on:
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Down yonder green valley where streamlets meander 
When twilight is fading, I pensively roam 
Or at the bright noontide in solitude wander 
Amid the dark shades of the lonely Ash grove 

ŽT was there while the blackbird was cheerfully singing 
I first met that dear one, the joy of my heart 
Around as for gladness the bluebells were ringing 
Ah then little knew I, how soon we would part. 

Still glows the bright sunshine, oŽer valley and mountain
Still warbles the blackbird, its note from the tree 
Still trembles the moonbeam on streamlet and fountain
But what are the beauties of nature to me? 

With sorrow, deep sorrow, my bosom is laden 
All day I go wandering in search of my love 
Ye echoes Oh tell me, where is that bright maiden? 
She sleeps Žneath the green turf, down by the ash grove.