Loading player…

The Dubliners

The Town I Loved So Well (6:20)

"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 sectarian violence. It has been covered by The Dubliners, Paddy Reilly and Pierre Bensusan among others. Tri…

read more

Similar Tracks


In my memory I will always see
the town that I have loved so well
where our school played ball by the gasyard wall
and we laughed through the smoke and the smell.

Read more at Metrolyrics


Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.

  • Great song, love it, love the Dubliners <3
  • 'and the damned barbed wire gets higher and higher"
  • This song makes me so sad. So beautiful. My family are from Derry so it means a lot to me. The Dubliners are amazing.
  • What a voice!
  • It is not Derriere it is The Derry Air, Derry the city
  • There was music there in the derriere? Lol yeah i've always wondered about that too:-) But an excellent song!
  • Great Song !
  • best song ever written
  • мурашки по коже от этой песни. For what's done is done and what's won is won And what's lost is lost and gone forever. Люк Келли....
  • Ein Ohrenschmaus.Absolut.

API Calls