Thoughts of Long Ago, The
DESCRIPTION: The singer invites "in fancy ... a trip across the sea" in order to think of those left behind. "Can you recall, sweetheart of mine, The place where I met you?" He recalls "when we set sail." "God forbid that we'd e'er forget Our dear little Isle"
EARLIEST DATE: 1980 (IRHardySons)
KEYWORDS: emigration home parting Ireland nonballad
FOUND IN: Ireland
James McDermott, "The Thoughts of Long Ago" (on IRHardySons)
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