Peistie Glen, The
DESCRIPTION: The singer wanders by Peistie Glen and "imbibes meditation" urging him to "write measured words eulogizing" the place. He recalls the history of the place. Now the ship calls him away; he bids farewell to his home
AUTHOR: Frances Heaney ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: home emigration nonballad
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H654, pp. 170-171, "The Peistie Glen" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Cailin Deas" (tune)
NOTES: Yes, the first verse is as bad as the quoted excerpts imply. The rest is a little better, but only a little. - RBW
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