Farewell to Sweet Glenravel

DESCRIPTION: The singer bids farewell to the beauties of his childhood home in Glenravel. He admits childhood cannot linger; now "I cross the deep blue ocean to toil with busy men." He hopes to be able to return
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: emigration homesickness
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Henry/Huntingdon/Herrmann-SamHenrysSongsOfThePeople H727, pp. 193-194, "Farewell to Sweet Glenravel" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #13551
cf. "Scarborough Settler's Lament" (theme) and references there
File: HHH727

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