Rambling Irishman (I), The

DESCRIPTION: "I am a rambling Irishman, in Ulster I was born," but being poor, he leaves Lough Erne for Amerikay. He spends his last night with his darling. On his way, he dreams of his Nancy. When he arrives in Philadelphia, he urges every lad to "link with his lass"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 2010 (Graham-Joe-Holmes-SongsMusicTraditionsOfAnUlsterman)
KEYWORDS: love emigration separation dream
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Graham-Joe-Holmes-SongsMusicTraditionsOfAnUlsterman 63, "The Rambling Irishman" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3572
File: GrHo063

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