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Isle of Beauty, Fare Thee Well

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Place Collected: Cerney Wick
Date collected: Between 1913 and 1916
Collector: Williams, Alfred
Roud Number: 2553

isle of beauty

This parlour song was written by T H Bayley (1797-1839), an English poet and composer, responsible for songs such as “The Mistletoe Bough”.  It has been published in hymnals and is also used as a military march.


Notes by Gwilym Davies 30 March 2016