You Boys O' Callieburn

DESCRIPTION: America has "wiled" the boys of Callieburn to leave adored Machrihanish and their parents behind. Rab MacKinlay has already gone. The boys know their parents will grieve but won't disown them. The boys are named.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1976 (recording, Willie Scot)
KEYWORDS: emigration parting America moniker nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Bord))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
McMorland-Scott, pp. 134, 155, "Callieburn" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Willie Scott, "Callieburn," School of Scottish Studies Archive SA1968.318,Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches accessed 14 September 2013 from

Roud #6932
Willie Scot, "You Boys O' Callieburn" (on Voice04)
NOTES [14 words]: Callieburn and Machrihanish are on the Kintyre peninsula, Argyllshire, Scotland. - BS
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