Cloughwater/The Shamrock Shore

DESCRIPTION: The singer recalls coming to Philadelphia in May (18)56. He was received by friends, and is "happy and contented," but thinks often of Ireland. He remembers home, friends, family. He hopes to earn enough money to return to Erin
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1935 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: emigration homesickness
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (2 citations):
SHenry H610, p. 208-209, "Cloughwater/The Shamrock Shore" (1 text, 1 tune)
Graham/Holmes 12, "Clough Water" (1 text, 1 tune); p. 274, "Cloughwater Or 'The Shamrock Shore'"(1 text, 1 tune in tonic sol-fa, a reprint of the original Sam Henry publication)

cf. "Scarborough Settler's Lament" (theme) and references there
File: HHH610

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