Sweet Copshawholm

DESCRIPTION: Singer wanders out to admire Copshawholm, where he grew up. "But there is not work for all And youth must wander from Their place of birth... I maun haste away." He will dream "of times to come When I shall end my days in... sweet Copshawholm."
AUTHOR: James Telfer (source: McMorland-Scott)
EARLIEST DATE: 1989 (McMorland-Scott)
KEYWORDS: emigration farewell home parting unemployment work Scotland nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Bord))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
McMorland-Scott, pp. 30-31, 149, "Sweet Copshawholm" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #6931
NOTES [15 words]: McMorland-Scott: Copshawholm is the old name for Newcastleton, a border region village. - BS
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File: McSc030

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