“Old Dog Tray”


"The morning of life is past, And evening comes at last, It brings me dreams of a once happy day... Sporting with my old dog Tray." The singer notes that people come and go, but dogs stay faithful. He concludes he will never have a better friend


  1. Silber-FSWB, p. 396, "Old Dog Tray" (1 text)
  2. Roud #2667
  3. BI, FSWB396B


Author: Stephen C. Foster
Earliest date: 1853
Keywords: dog age nonballad
Found in: US