Shady Brookside

DESCRIPTION: Singer recalls "a parting long ago" when his little sister died. They used to roam by "the shady brookside where the water lilies grow" Now he is leaving his parents and siblings.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: farewell home parting separation travel death nonballad brother father mother sister
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Roud #18237
RECORDINGS:
Vince Ledwell, "Shady Brookside" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
File: RcShaBro

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