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Willow Glen

[ Roud V1634 ; VWML FK/18/1/2 , FK/16/89/3 ; Bodleian Roud V1634 ; trad.]

Fay Hield found Willow Glen in the Lucy Broadwood Broadside Collection and sang it on her 2016 album Old Adam. Willow Glen was also released on a digital download single in October 2015. This video shows her with the Full English Band at Cecil Sharp House on October 31, 2013:

Lyrics

Fay Hield sings Willow Glen

O meet me in the willow glen,
When the silvery moon is gleaming;
Songs of love I'll sing you then,
When the world is still in dreaming,
If you'll meet me in the willow glen.

No prying eye will come, my love,
No stranger foot be seen;
And all the village hum, my love,
Will echo on the wind
If you'll meet me in the willow glen.

So meet me in the willow glen,
When the silvery moon is gleaming;
Songs of love I'll sing you then,
When the world is still in dreaming,
If you'll meet me in the willow glen.

To melodious mandolins,
My song I'll softly blend, love,
While to thee my melody
A soothing balm will lend
If you'll meet me in the willow glen.

So meet me in the willow glen,
When the silvery moon is gleaming;
Songs of love I'll sing you then,
When the world is still in dreaming,
If you'll meet me in the willow glen.