The Song of Wandering Aengus has had an irresistible appeal to songwriters across the world.
It has been set to music by several artists – most famously perhaps by the American folk singer, Judy Collins, who recorded her version under the title, Golden Apples of the Sun.
The Song Of Wandering Aengus performed by Christy Moore
A beautiful marriage of melody and words.
The Song Of Wandering Aengus performed by Judy Collins
The Song Of Wandering Aengus performed by Mike Scott of The Waterboys
Mike Scott set several Yeats poems to music. This is The Song of Wandering Aengus from his album, An Audience with Mr Yeats.