I'm Waiting for Thee, Nellie

DESCRIPTION: "Oh Nellie, dear Nellie, I'm waiting for you, With the stars glimmering faintly away in the blue." Out on the sea, the sailor years for his love. He thinks he hears her coming. He hopes she will be true
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1855 (Journal of the Wayne Clifford)
KEYWORDS: love sailor nonballad
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 287-288, "Nellie" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #27511
File: HGam287

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