Bridget Donahue

DESCRIPTION: The singer tells of the pretty town of Kelorgan, noting "what makes it interesting Is my Bridget Donahue." From America, he asks her in Ireland, "Just take the name of Patterson And I'll take Donahue."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: love courting emigration marriage separation
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 784, "Bridget Donahue" (1 text)
Roud #7416
NOTES: Randolph had a songbook, which he could not identify, crediting this to Johnny Patterson. But we know how much attention to pay such claims. - RBW
File: R784

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