Brown-Haired Lass, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer bids farewell to country and to the brown-haired lass. He describes courting the girl, and their sad farewell. He says he will never be happy until he marries the girl. As the ship sets sail, he offers a toast to her
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1926 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: emigration parting separation love courting
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (2 citations):
SHenry H116a+c, pp. 201-202, "The Brown-Haird Lass (a), (b)" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
Graham/Holmes 10, "The Brown-Haried Girl" (1 text, 1 tune)

File: HHH116a

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