Goodbye John

DESCRIPTION: "Twas on a Friday morning I bid London Town adieu." "Goodbye, John, Don't stay long, But come back home to your own chickiebiddie, My heart bears so to see you go, Don't forget your darling"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1962 (BrownSchinhanV)
KEYWORDS: love separation travel
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownSchinhanV 690, "Goodbye John" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Roud #24344
NOTES: The above description is based mostly on BrownSchinhanV plus a stray line. I assume there is more to the song, but I don't have any way to test it. - RBW
Last updated in version 4.1
File: BrS5690

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