Red Is The Rose / Loch Lomond

Come over the hills, my bonny Irish lass, come over tha hills to your darling,
You choose the rose, love, and I'll take the vow, and I'll be your true love forever.

chorus 1
Oh, red is the rose, that in yonder garden grows; fair is the lily of the valley,
Clear is the water that fows from the Boyne, and my love is fairer than any.

By yon bonnie banks and by yon bonnie braes, where the sun shines bright on Loch Lomond,
Where me and my true love would ever want to go, on the bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond.

chorus 2
Oh you take the high road and I'll take the low road, and I'll be in Scotland afore ye,
Where me and my true love will never meet again, on the bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond.

'Twas down by Killarney's green woods that we strayed, where the moon and the stars, they were shining.
The moon shone its rays o'er her locks of golden hair, and she swore she'd be my love forever. chorus 1

I mind where we parted, in yon shady glen, on the steep, steep, side of Ben Lomond,
Where in deep purple hues the highland hills we viewed, and the moon comin, out in the gloamin'., chorus 2

It's not for the partin' from my sister Kate, and it's not for the grief of my mother,
It's all for the loss of my bonny Irish lass, that my heart is breaking forever. chorus 1, chorus 1 & 2 together

As performed on the recording:
Sing We Enchanted

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