Lullaby for a Sailor's Child

DESCRIPTION: "Roar, roar, thunder of the sea, Wild waves breaking on the sandy bar, And my true love is sailing, sailing far For his rosy little boy and Shena." The singer bids the child sleep, and wishes a blessing on her sailor far away
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1933 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: lullaby sailor separation nonballad
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H517, p. 7, "Lullaby for a Sailor's Child" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: HHH517

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