Erin Is My Home (The Sea Girt Isle)

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, I have roamed in many lands And many friends I've met... But I'll confess I am content; No more I wish to roam; I'll steer my bark for the sea-girt isle, The sea-girt isle's my home." The singer recalls the happy times at home
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1842 (journal of the Clarkson)
KEYWORDS: home return
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 75-76, "The Sea-Girt Isle" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #10364
NOTES: The description is based on Huntington's text, which appears to have been modified for use by Americans, but the usual version of this seems to make Ireland the "sea-girt isle." - RBW
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File: HGam075

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