“Johnny Grey”


A bailiff and soldiers arrive at Johnny's door, announcing, 'Johnny, the court has a warrant for you." He is to be transported, but takes up his gun and fights. Johnny is killed, but he slays bailiff and captain first. Listeners are urged to fight also


  1. PGalvin, pp. 37-38, "Johnny Grey" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, PGa037


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1962
Found in: Ireland