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Oh Danny Boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling.
From glen to glen and down the mountain side.
The summer's gone, and all the roses falling.
'Tis you, 'tis you must go, and I must bide.

But come ye back when summer's in the meadow,
Or when the valley's hushed and white with snow.
'Tis I'll be here in sunshine or in shadow.
Oh Danny Boy, oh Danny Boy, I love you so.

But when ye come and all the flowers are dying,
And I am dead, as dead I well may be,
Go out and find the place where I am lying,
And kneel and say an Ave there for me.

And I will hear tho' soft your tread above me,
And then my grave will warm and sweeter be.
For you shall bend and tell me that you love me,
And I will sleep in peace until you come to me.

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    UnregisteredSep 5, 2012 at 11:14 am
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    UnregisteredSep 2, 2012 at 11:00 am
    Danny boy is a beautiful irish folk song, and ever since my granddad passed away i have sang it more and more as i think this song stands for him and the love we gave him. Well thats what i think of it. I love my granddad and i love this song !!!
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    UnregisteredMay 25, 2012 at 8:40 am
    This song is so powerful and beautiful. It evokes so many memories of a son going off to war and his father realising that he will not be living when he returns. On a personal note 'danny boy' will always mean so much to the mcmahon family having lost an older brother, who was a true paradox,at the same time complex, unique, creative and who never did things by halves. We will miss you kieran xxx
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    UnregisteredApr 7, 2012 at 2:58 pm
    This isn't complicated and it's not about a man going to war. It about the irish potato famine. She's letting him to leave to find a better life but to come back at some point and find her grave and say and ave for her. Nothing to do with war, it's about survival.
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    UnregisteredFeb 7, 2012 at 6:20 pm
    It is a song about a young man leaving home, leaving behind his parents, who fear that they may never see him again.

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