Danny Boy Lyrics

Johnny Cash


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Frederick E. Weatherly, Yoyo Roehm
album: Track 10 in album Orange Blossom Special
release date: 1965
popularity : 29 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country/Country Rock/Folk Rock
length: 5:13
lyricist: Frederick Edward Weatherly
composer: [traditional]

Cover Art

Johnny Cash Orange Blossom Special cover art
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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.
It's you, It's 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.
I'll be here in Sunshine or in Shadow
Oh Danny Boy, Oh Danny Boy, I love you so.

But if you come, and all the flowers are dying,
And I am dead, as dead I well may be.
You'll come and find the place where I am lying.
And kneel and say an "Ave" there for me.

And I will know, tho' soft ye tread above me
And then my grave will richer, sweeter be.
And you'll bend down and tell me that you love me
And I will rest in peace until you come to me.


Track Listing

  • 1 Orange Blossom Special
  • 2 The Long Black Veil
  • 3 It Ain't Me Babe
  • 4 The Wall
  • 5 Don't Think Twice, It's Alright
  • 6 You Wild Colorado
  • 7 Mama, You've Been on My Mind
  • 8 When It's Springtime in Alaska (It's Forty Below)
  • 9 All of God's Children Ain't Free
  • 10 Danny Boy
  • 11 Wildwood Flower
  • 12 Amen