Water Lue

DESCRIPTION: "One dark and dismal morning, As I from bed did rise," the singer sees a sailor part from his wife and baby boy, saying, "When shall we meet again?" The boy dies asking for his father; months later, the wife receives word that the sailor's ship sank
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1879 (Journal of the Andrew Hicks)
KEYWORDS: love separation father children sailor death
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 340-341, "Water Lue" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: HGam340

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