My Native Hame

DESCRIPTION: "Far far frae thee my native hame across the mountains high." The singer misses "the heather hills and glens." He would like to return where there are "no black coal pits ... but air aye pure and clear ... where the Ythan water rins"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: homesickness travel mining nonballad home
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 523, "My Native Hame" (1 text)
Roud #6005
cf. "Go Bring My Guid Auld Harp Once Mair" (tune, per GreigDuncan3)
File: GrD3523

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