Ar Hyd Y Nos

Album: Welsh Melodies (1800)

Songfacts®:

  • According to the 1862 publication Welsh Melodies: "This melody was brought into notice, about the year 1800, under the title of 'Poor Mary-Anne.'" Although it is still sung in Welsh, especially by male voice choirs, it is better known by its English title "All Through The Night."

    Both the Welsh and English versions were published in Volume I of this collection, arranged by John Thomas, Welsh version by Talhaiarn. Another Welsh version was written by the poet John Ceirog Hughes. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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