Fineen the Rover

DESCRIPTION: "An old castle tower o'er the billow That thunders by Cleena's green land, And there dwelt as gallant a rover As ever grasped hilt by the hand. "Then, ho! for Fineen the Rover!" The English harried him, but he never gives in until he is killed
AUTHOR: Words: Robert Dwyer Joyce (1830-1883) (source: Frank-NewBookOfPirateSongs)
EARLIEST DATE: 1884 (Universal Irish Songster)
KEYWORDS: sailor battle ship freedom death
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Frank-NewBookOfPirateSongs 61, "Fineen the Rover" (1 text, 2 tunes, neither tune being the original)
Roud #V30652
File: FrPi061

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