Music by Gairin Celtic Music
Down by the Sally Gardens
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Down by the Sally Gardens is a popular Welsh song performed by Gairin. It's lyrics were written by poet William Butler Yeats. This song appears with other Celtic music on the CD Ramblin Irishman by Tom and Mary Kay Aufrance of Gairin Celtic Music. You can enjoy the music video on this page.
Song history: Down by the Salley Gardens was written by W. B. Yeats, Ireland's great poet; however, Yeats is not usually known as a song writer. This folk song has become one of the most recorded Irish songs of all time. During the years after World War II, it become a sing around the campfire regular, being fun for kids to sing while toasting marshmallows and s-mores!
Down by the Sally Gardens appears on Gairin's album Ramblin' Irishman. Listen to Gairin's entire album on Soundcloud.