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Published on Jul 24, 2007
"She Moved Through the Fair" is based on a traditional Irish folk song. Its original author is unknown (it is said to have first been collected in Donegal by Padraic Colum and Herbert Hughes). This version is performed by Rob Yates, and its haunting tune and lyrics will be familiar to many.
Hope ya enjoy, Rob :)
"My young love said to me my mother won't mind And my father won't slight you for your lack of kind And she laid her hand on me and this she did say It will not be long now 'til our wedding Day
And she went away from me, she moved through the fair And fondly I watched her move here and move there And then she went onward, just one star awake Like the swan in the evening moves over the lake
Last night she came to me, my young love came in So softly she entered that her feet made no din And she laid her hand on me and this she did say It will not be long now 'til our wedding day"