Maguire's Brae

DESCRIPTION: "Have you ever stood on the Carn street.. And viewed those hills with their limpid rills..." The singer has traveled widely, but never seen a place so fair. "Though here today in the U. S.A. I toil on a foreign strand," he wishes he were still at home
AUTHOR: Words: James O'Kane
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: emigration homesickness
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H747, pp. 214-215, "Maguire's Brae" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Scarborough Settler's Lament" (theme) and references there
File: HHH747

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