The town i loved so well is a song written by phil coulter about his childhood in derry, northern ireland. The first three verses are about the simple lifestyle he grew up with in derry, while the final two deal with the troubles, and lament how his placid hometown had become a major military outpost, plagued with violence.
----- the town i loved so well chords paddy reilly (phil coulter) capo i g d c g in my memory i will always see c g d the town that i have loved so well g d c g where our school played ball by the gas yard wall c g d g and we laughed through the smoke and the smell em d g em c going home in the rain, running up the dark lane g c d past the.
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The town i loved so well was written by phil coulter, irish musician, songwriter and record producer. This version of the song by the dubliners is featured on their self-titled album.
derry musician phil coulter played the town i love so well, written about his native city, as the coffin carrying the remains of nobel laureate john hume w.
verse 1 g d c g in my memory i will always see c g d the town that i have loved so well g d c g where our school played ball by the gasyard wall c g d g and we laughed through the smoke and the smell em d c g going home in the rain, running up the dark lane c am d past the jail and down behind the fountain g d c g those were happy days in so.
There was music there in the derry air like a language that we could all understand i remember the day when i earned my first pay when i played in a small pick-up band there i spent my youth and to tell you the truth i was sad to leave it all behind me there i learned about life and i found a wife in the town i.
'The Town I Loved So Well' played at funeral of John Hume ..
On the town is a musical with music by leonard bernstein and book and lyrics by betty comden and adolph green, based on jerome robbins idea for his 1944 ballet fancy free, which he had set to bernsteins music.
In the town i have loved so well in the early morning the shirt-factory horn called women from creggan, the moor and the bog while the man on the dole played the mothers role fed the children and then trained the dogs and when times got rough there was just about enough but they saw it through without complaining for deep inside was a burning.
The town i loved so well lyrics in my memory, i will always see the town that i have loved so well where our school played ball by the gas yard wall and they laughed through the smoke and.