Paddy's Green Shamrock Shore

DESCRIPTION: The singer tells of setting sail from (Londonderry), bound for America. He looks long on the beloved Irish coast he is leaving. A hard voyage brings him to America, where he and his friends say farewell. (He hopes to return home and marry his girl)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: emigration parting ship separation
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Henry/Huntingdon/Herrmann-SamHenrysSongsOfThePeople H192, pp. 101-102, "The Shamrock Shore" (1 text, 1 tune)
Ranson-SongsOfTheWexfordCoast, p. 55, "The Shamrock Shore" (1 text)
McBride-FlowerOfDunaffHillAndMoreTradSongsInnishowen 62, "The Shamrock Shore" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1419
File: HHH192

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