Irishman (I), The

DESCRIPTION: The singer, a new emigrant wandering in New Jersey, comes across "an oasis" -- the home of an old Irishman. They stop and talk; the old man asks about all the places he left behind long ago
AUTHOR: James O'Kane
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: rambling emigration homesickness
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H712, pp. 221-222, "The Irishman" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: HHH712

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