That Tumble Down Shack in Athlone

DESCRIPTION: "I'm a long way from home and my thoughts ever roam To ould Erin far over the sea." The singer remembers his home in Ireland, says there are people waiting there for him, and looks forward to returning to Athlone
AUTHOR: Words: Richard M. Pascoe / Music: "Monte Carlo" and Alma Sanders
EARLIEST DATE: 1918 (sheet music)
KEYWORDS: home Ireland emigration return
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dean, pp. 66-67, "That Tumble Down Shack in Athlone" (1 text)
Roud #21716
NOTES: This song was apparently popular enough to inspire a movie in 1927, but I have no idea what the film,may have been like. - RBW
File: Dean066

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