Carnatogher's Braes

DESCRIPTION: The singer says that no place on earth as dear as his old home by Carntogher's Braes. He recalls life and friendship there. "But cruel fate has ordered it that I must sail the seas"; he expects to return home once he has made his fortune
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1928 (Sam Henry collection; the Derry Journal may have printed the song a few years earlier)
KEYWORDS: emigration poverty home
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H237, p. 189, "Carnatogher's Braes" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #13546
File: HHH237

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