Our Jack's Come Home Today

DESCRIPTION: Jack, (after many years at sea), is coming home (in some versions, "blind drunk"). Everyone rejoices at the sailor's return. His sweetheart, it is reported, "ne'er despaired, Though all hope within her died," but now the two will be married
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951
KEYWORDS: sailor separation return reunion marriage
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Doerflinger, pp. 169-170, "Our Jack's Come Home Today" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1983
File: Doe169

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