Maid of Tardree, The

DESCRIPTION: In this confused song, the singer falls in love with a girl, who also says she loves him. But then he falls in love with another girl. But his "first expectations were blighted." He prepares to emigrate
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: love emigration
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H733, p. 342, "The Maid of Tardree" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #6872
NOTES [15 words]: There is no doubt in my mind that this song is damaged somehow. But I can't guess how. - RBW
File: HHH733

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