I Will Sail the Salt Seas Over
DESCRIPTION: "I will sail the salt seas over And the Shannon after me, For your equal in Loch Ray love Is rare to be seen. I would rather than a horse And a bridle for to steer That I ne'er mentioned the name of Loch Ray la she sheer"
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Creighton-SNewBrunswick)
KEYWORDS: love separation
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Creighton-SNewBrunswick 102, "I Will Sail the Salt Seas Over" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
NOTES: The current description is all of the Creighton-SNewBrunswick fragment.
Creighton-SNewBrunswick: "The spelling of the last line ["Loch Ray la she sheer"] may be incorrect." - BS
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