American Old Time Song Lyrics: 59 My Beautiful Irish Maid
Theater, Music-Hall, Nostalgic, Irish & Historic Old Songs, Volume 59
MY BEAUTIFUL IRISH MAID.
Copyright, 1894, by T. B. Harms & Co.
Words and Music by Chauncey Olcott.
We stand together, you and I, where we stood years ago.
Beneath the same blue Irish sky, our hearts with Joy aglow.
You promised, then, you would be mine, in all your charms arrayed.
I'm here to claim you for my own, my pretty Irish maid.
Oh, my love, how I've waited and longed for you, dear;
Time has not changed you, your beauty will never fade;
I'm here to claim, love, your promise of long, long ago;
You are to me, my own, my beautiful Irish maid.
I know the love you gave me then is just as fond and true.
Those eyes of yours speak hope again, sweet eyes of Irish blue.
I know you'll keep your promise, love, tho' stars above may fade;
Thro' storm and shine I've come to you, my pretty Irish maid.-Cho.