“The Old Farm Gate”


"The old farm gate hangs sagging down"; it is old, rusty, and almost useless. Once children played on it, lovers courted by it, funerals passed through it. But all this was long ago, and "Time passes so quickly away"


  1. Randolph 852, "The Old Farm Gate" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Randolph/Cohen, pp. 476-478, "The Old Farm Gate" (1 text, 1 tune -- Randolph's 852)
  3. Roud #7452
  4. BI, R852


Author: L. C. Wegefarth ?
Earliest date: 1942 (Randolph)
Keywords: nonballad home
Found in: US(So)