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Raglan Road


by Irish Music. Buy album CD: Other Songs C - W


On Raglan Road of an autumn day
I saw her first and knew
That her dark hair would weave a snare
That I might one day rue
I saw the danger and I passed
Along the enchanted way
And said let grief be a fallen leaf
At the dawning of the day

On Grafton Street in November
We tripped lightly along the ledge
Of a deep ravine where can be seen
The worth of passion's pledge
The Queen of Hearts still making tarts
And I not making hay
Oh I loved too much and by such by such
Is happiness thrown away
I gave her gifts of the mind
I gave her the secret signs
Known to the artists who have known
The true gods of sound and stone
And word and tint I did not stint
I gave her poems to say
With her own name there
And her own dark hair
Like clouds over fields of May

On a quiet street where old ghosts meet
I see her walking now
Away from me so hurriedly my reason must allow
That I had loved not as I should
A creature made of clay
When the angel woos the clay
He'll lose his wings at the dawn of day




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Album: Other Songs C - W Lyrics
cd Buy "Other Songs C - W" CD
  1. Carrickfergus
  2. Come Back Paddy Reilly
  3. Danny Boy
  4. God Be With You Kerry
  5. Raglan Road
  6. Seven Drunken Nights
  7. The Banks Of The Ohio
  8. The Big Strong Man
  9. The Black Velvet Band
  10. The Boys From The Country Armagh
  11. The Cliffs Of Dooneen
  12. The Craic Was Ninety In The Isle Of Man
  13. The Fields Of Athenry
  14. The Rare Old Times
  15. The Rooster
  16. The Water Is Wide
  17. The Wild Rover
  18. Whiskey In The Jar

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