DESCRIPTION: Singer recalls his youth in (Bowrings) and around St. John's (Flat Rock, Windgap, Big River). Newfoundland sons and daughters leave but their hearts are left behind. He regrets leaving and hopes to return.
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: homesickness emigration return nonballad logger
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Bernard Houlihan, "Flatrock Hills" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
cf. "Old Newfoundland" (theme: Home sickness for the hills around St John's, Newfoundland)
cf. "Towering Heights of Newfoundland" (theme: Home sickness for the hills around St John's, Newfoundland)
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