“As I Go Sing”


"As I walk the hills my heart is light, and as I go I sing." Her brothers urge the singer to seek wealth; her mother warns her of dying an old maid. She says she will never wed -- but allows she might if a certain man comes courting


  1. SHenry H661, p. 259, "As I Go I Sing" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #6899
  3. BI, HHH661


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1936 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: love family oldmaid
Found in: Ireland