“The Old Blacksmith's Shop”


"Some people ramble to lands far away... But the place I love best and am longing to see... And there I forever could stop... In the old village blacksmith's shop." The singer recalls visiting and playing with the blacksmith, but now the man is long dead


  1. SHenry H541, p. 207, "The Old Blacksmith's Shop" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, HHH154


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1934 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland