I'm Bidding Adieu
DESCRIPTION: The singer, a poor farmer from Tralee, must emigrate. "They say there's luck in a foreign land, there's health and wealth galore." "We'll toil both night and day" He will return "of course" and dance "on the good old barn floor"
EARLIEST DATE: 1988 (McBride)
KEYWORDS: poverty emigration return Ireland nonballad dancing work
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
McBride 10, "I'm Bidding Adieu" (1 text, 1 tune)
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