DESCRIPTION: The singer is forced by Peggy's father and brothers to leave Armathy for Canada on the day they were to be married. "It's for loving this fair one, and that was a small crime, That I am transported away for a time" but he will return to Erin a'green.
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Creighton-SNewBrunswick)
KEYWORDS: love transportation separation Canada Ireland brother father
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Creighton-SNewBrunswick 11, "Erin A'Green" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST CrSNB011 (Partial)
cf. "Erin's Lovely Home" [Laws M6] (theme) and references there
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