Happy Green Shades of Duneane, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer asks the muses to help him praise Duneane. It is the land of his fathers. But now he must leave; he bids farewell to friends and says there is nothing like living among them. He hopes someday to return.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: emigration separation homesickness
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H653, p. 211, "The Happy Green Shades of Duneane" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: HHH653

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