“The Old Stone Wall”


"Outside Casey's cabin there is an old stone wall." The singer recalls the sights the wall has seen: Friends meeting, youths singing, pipers playing, lovers meeting. He wishes he could live on the wall; not even a throne would be better


  1. SHenry H83, pp. 156-157, "The Old Stone Wall" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #13453
  3. BI, HHH083


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: love
Found in: Ireland