DESCRIPTION: The singer recalls happy times in Erin with Norah and their child. Years later he has returned. "But dark is my home and wild wild its trees wave For my wife and my baby are dust in the grave"
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: love return death Ireland nonballad baby wife
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan6 1241, "Green Erin" (1 text)
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