Lyrics

Though many more folk songs are included in the Folk Songs You Never Sang in Grade School essays, these are songs that may be included in live performances.

I Ride an Old Paint

Lord Randal

I Courted a Wee Girl

McCaffery

Let No Man Steal Your Thyme

The Unquiet Grave

I Wish My Love Was a Red, Red Rose

Daily Growing

The Jealous Lover

George Collins

Reynardine

Oh, the Wind and Rain

Pink

What’s This?

Folk Songs You Never Sang in Grade School is one folk musician's effort to document, honor and share a collection of folk songs I love and my personal history with them through research, essays, and performance. Read the essays here and watch this site for future performances.

What’s New?

Tara McGovern and I, joined by uilleann piper Jon Cooper, have completed the album version of Folk Songs You Never Sang in Grade School. For a taste of the CD listen to "Let No Man Steal Your Thyme" and "I Ride an Old Paint" with "Midnight on the Water."

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I Ride an Old Paint/Midnight on the Water
Let No Man Steal Your Thyme