I'm Just Going Over to Sandy's
DESCRIPTION: The singer is going to Sandy's: he'll be a "dandy" when he visits Agnes "with the bloom on her cheeks like the roses" The singer is frightened away when Agnes gets consumption, but he returns to her when "the bloom had returned to the rose"
EARLIEST DATE: 2007 (but see NOTES)
KEYWORDS: disease courting love parting return reunion separation clothes farming logger
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Hector MacIsaac and Jerome Downey, "I'm Just Going Over to Sandy's" (on NFHMacIsaac01)
NOTES: According to an unsigned review of the DVD at http://citizenfreak.com/titles/317538-macisaac-hector-a-man-you-don-t-meet-everyday, accessed February 20, 2015, "a tune written by a piper from Cape Breton some time in the 1930s. 'The first verse had been kicking around for years, but he (Jerome) added a few of his own.' The song remains one of MacIsaac's favourites." I don't know how much of this is Downey's. - BS
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