“When I Dream of Old Erin”


"When the nightingale?s singing its sweet melodies, And the scent of the flowers perfumes the night breeze," the singer dreams of Ireland and his love. He describes his old home, repeating, "When I dream of old Erin, I'm dreaming of you."


  1. Dean, p. 97, "When I Dream of Old Erin" (1 text)
  2. Roud #9593
  3. BI, Dean097


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1922 (Dean)
Found in: US(MW)