Town o' Arbroath, The
DESCRIPTION: "Although far awa frae my ain native heather, And thousands o' miles across the blue sea," the singer still dreams of his home in Arbroath. He recalls the lessons his parents taught him. Now rich, he intends to return to his home.
AUTHOR: Words: Charles Myles ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan3); 19C (broadside, NLScotland L.C.Fol.70(29b))
KEYWORDS: home emigration return
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Greig #136, p. 2, "The Town o' Arbroath" (1 text)
GreigDuncan3 520, "The Toon o' Arbroath" (3 texts, 1 tune)
Ord, p. 345, "The Town o' Arbroath" (1 text)
NLScotland, L.C.Fol.70(6b), "Toon of Arbroath," Poet's Box (Dundee), c. 1880-1900
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