Exile's Farewell, The

DESCRIPTION: "Adieu! my own dear Erin, Receive my fond, my last adieu!" The singer recalls the "fields where heroes bounded," but "the Minstrels mournful story... Now drops a tear at Erin's name." The singer sends his blessing and hopes for better times
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1964 (Anderson-FarewellToOldEngland); Anderson estimates his broadsides as c. 1800
KEYWORDS: transportation Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Anderson-FarewellToOldEngland, pp. 105-106, "The Exile's Farewell" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: AnFa105

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