Hills of Tyrone, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer recalls watching the sun rise this morning in Tyrone. He is already far away, ready to sail away. He reports that his heart is breaking at leaving home, friends, girl. He says he will always regard it as the fairest place on earch
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1935 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: emigration farewell
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (2 citations):
SHenry H609, p. 199, "The Hills of Tyrone" (1 text, 1 tune)
Morton-Maguire 4, pp. 6,101,156, "Behind Yon Blue Mountain" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #2925
File: HHH609

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