Call of Home, The
DESCRIPTION: "Across the foaming ocean... In a corner of old Ireland there's a spot that's dear to me." The singer recalls the cottage where he was born. The ocean has called him away, and now he lives in a great dirty city. He cannot go home, but wishes it well
AUTHOR: Jean Currie ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: homesickness emigration
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H674, p. 219, "The Call of Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Scarborough Settler's Lament" (theme) and references there
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