Sally to her Bed Chamber
DESCRIPTION: "Now Sally to her bed chamber this night she made great moan, Saying, 'Jimmie, lovely Jimmie, your pillow is quite alone. How can I rest contented and you so far awa'? Sure I thought I'd lived and died with you in sweet Erin go bragh'"
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Creighton-SNewBrunswick)
KEYWORDS: love separation
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Creighton-SNewBrunswick 63, "Sally to her Bed Chamber" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
NOTES [28 words]: The current description is all of the Creighton-SNewBrunswick fragment.
Creighton-SNewBrunswick: "This is obviously an Irish song of lament for a husband far away." - BS
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