“Cold Mountains”


"Cold mountains here are all around me, Cold waters gliding down the stream; Oft in my sleep I think I find her But when I wake it's all a dream." The singer seeks his love, who is gone or has rejected him or is left behind at home; he bids her farewell


  1. BrownIII 277, "Cold Mountains" (1 text)
  2. Roud #16858
  3. BI, Br3277


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (Brown)
Found in: US(SE)