The Ballad Archive

A collection of mainly Irish song lyrics. You will also find plenty of Scottish and some English, American and Australian lyrics too. Online since 1996.

A Bunch Of Thyme

Come all you maidens young and fair All you that are blooming in your…

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A Dream Of Liberty

One night as the wind whispered eerie tales And the stars danced to and…

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A Jar Of Porter

Toora loora loora la, toora loora loora la Toora loora loora la give the…

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A Jug Of Punch

One pleasant evening in the month of June As I was sitting with my…

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A Little Bit Of Heaven

Have you ever heard the story Of how Ireland got its name? I’ll tell…

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A Man You Don’t Meet Every Day

Oh my name is Jock Stewart I’m a canny gun man And a roving…

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A Man’s A Man

Is there for honest poverty That hings his heed and a’ that The coward…

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A Mother’s Love Is A Blessing

An Irish boy was leaving Leaving his native home Crossing the broad Atlantic Once…

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A Nation Once Again

When boyhood’s fire was in my blood I read of ancient freemen For Greece…

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A Pair Of Brown Eyes

One summer evening drunk to hell I sat there nearly lifeless An old man…

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