Irish Sailor Boy, The

DESCRIPTION: "'My parents raised me tenderly, I being their only joy, When my first stroll I took to roam,' Cried the Irish sailor b'y" The captain and eleven of a crew of twenty four survive a ship wreck and land in St Peter's, Newfoundland
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1920 (Greenleaf/Mansfield)
KEYWORDS: drowning sea ship wreck sailor disaster death
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greenleaf/Mansfield 128, "The Irish Sailor Boy" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #6347
Pattie Maher, "The Irish Sailor Boy" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
File: GrMa128

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