“A Kintyre Love Song”


"Like the violets in spring, like the lark on the wing... so sweet is she." The singer uses similar imagery to illustrate that "so fair is she," "so kind is she," "so dear is she."

Cross references

  • cf. "Ned of the Hill" (tune)


  1. SHenry H195, p. 234, "A Kintyre Love Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9468
  3. BI, HHH195


Author: Words: James Hamish Dall Mactaggart
Earliest date: 1927 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: beauty nonballad
Found in: Ireland