“The Shady Road to Clane”


The singer describes an idyllic spot on "the shady road from Bodenstown to Clane." He meets a beautiful maid who asks "is this the shady road to Clane?" He assures her it is. She leaves. He is dejected. He must find "the maid that stole my heart"


  1. OLochlainn-More 77, "The Shady Road to Clane" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9769
  3. BI, OLcM077


Author: John Dennis (source: OLochlainn-More)
Earliest date: 1965 (OLochlainn-More)
Keywords: love beauty separation
Found in: Ireland