Fare You Well, Maggie Darling, Across the Blue Sea

DESCRIPTION: Willie tells Maggie he is going to sea and they agree to be true. In some seaport he writes "a girl named Flora bore down on me Fare you well, Maggie darling, across the blue sea.... on me don't depend." She writes "Fare you well, Willie darling...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: grief infidelity parting sea sailor
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 443-444, "Fare You Well, Maggie Darling, Across the Blue Sea" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST Pea443 (Partial)
Roud #6458
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Heave Away" (some words and theme)
NOTES: See Lehr/Best 49, "Heave Away!" - BS
File: Pea443

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