DESCRIPTION: The singer thinks of "the lad that I like best o' a' Is oure the sea and far awa." Before he left he gave her a pair of gloves that she wears "for his sake." She hopes he will return and they'll be married.
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: love separation nonballad clothes
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #129, p. 2, "Far Awa'" (1 text)
GreigDuncan6 1112, "Far Awa" (3 texts, 3 tunes)
He's Owre the Seas
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