Liverpool Dock

DESCRIPTION: The singer bids farewell to his mother as his ship sails away from Liverpool Dock. He hopes to return to his home, but there will be no one to meet him
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: mother separation emigration parting
FOUND IN: US(So) Ireland
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Randolph 95, "Liverpool Dock" (1 text, 1 tune -- a fragmentary text that might fit with any number of emigration ballads)
McBride 69, "Welcome Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
OCroinin-Cronin 106, "No One To Welcome Me Home" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST R095 (Full)
Roud #3266
File: R095

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