The County Down

Rostrevor, Co. Down, Northern Ireland

A modern song of homesickness by Tommy Sands, once again pertinent for those who have had to leave their homes due to the international recession.

Sands is a singer, songwriter, and broadcaster from County Down, Northern Ireland. This song is back on the current set list for Danú, who you’ll see performing it on their live concert DVD “Danu – One Night Stand” in the video below.

County Down

When you’re out walking, and there’s no one near you
But a voice keeps calling and you hear your name
It’s not the leaves or the whispering breezes
It’s me that’s calling you back again

Oh can you hear me? Oh can you hear me
As you roam through lonely London town?
When evening’s falling you’ll hear me calling
“Come on home now to the County Down”

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