Fare Thee Well, Father

DESCRIPTION: "I've seen those London lights a-burning ... but I'll go home to those that love me." The singer and her baby has been deserted by her lover and hopes to return to her family: "Altho' you've turned me from your bosom, Do not turn me from your door"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (Greig/Duncan6)
KEYWORDS: courting return nonballad baby family home
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greig/Duncan6 1174, "Fare Thee Well, Father" (1 text)
Roud #6814
File: GrD51174

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