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Nancy Miles

Irish Song Lyrics - Nancy MilesAuthor: Kevin Sherin?

Nancy was a tinker girl who roamed the country roads And I will tell you how she came to be a legend in her time And the reason that I've come to know well the tinker told me so Who better than to pass to me the tale of Nancy Myles Nancy's father tinker Dan was a poor but honest man Drove a horse drawn caravan all through the Emerald Isle When Nancy was no more a child Dan he didn't have to toil Men would come from far and wide to pay for Nancy Myles There's pretty girls in magazines Movie stars and beauty queens Nancy was the prettiest girl a man could ever see And the gleam of love in her eyes when she'd look and you and smile Make you feel that you were just the man she'd long to she Before the age of twenty-one a hundred men had come and gone None of them could win the gleam of love that was in her eyes Any man who loved her then never was the same again His memory was haunted with thoughts of Nancy Myles In every town and village too the fame of Nancy grew and grew Soon her name was spoken at many a campfire's side And in Ballislough on horse fair day when tinker men would have their say Many a fight was fought to win the court of Nancy Myles I hope that you don't get me wrong Nancy was the sweetest one Heart so full of kindness and as charming as her smile She was known through out the land the queen of all the tinker clan 'Twas the dream of every man to marry Nancy Myles Before the age of thirty-one a thousand men had come and gone None of them could win the gleam of love that was in her eyes Every man who loved her then never was the same again His memory was haunted with thoughts of Nancy Myles Then there came the saddest day Nancy's father passed away The loss it grieved her dearly and her heart was filled with pain Family friends and courting men never say her smile again A change had taken place within the heart of Nancy Myles Before the age of Forty-one Nancy she had come and gone They searched the country over not a trace of her could find Nancy's memory will live on as long as tinker men are born Proudly they will the song of tinker Nancy Myles

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