Blow the Wind Southerly

DESCRIPTION: "Blow the wind southerly, southerly, southerly, Blow the wind southerly, South or southwest." The girl hopes that her love will return to her quickly
AUTHOR: unknown (some versions reworked by John Stubbs)
EARLIEST DATE: 1900 (Stokoe/Reay-SongsAndBalladsOfNorthernEngland)
KEYWORDS: love separation return
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stokoe/Reay-SongsAndBalladsOfNorthernEngland, pp. 18-19, "Blaw the Wind Southerly" (1 fragment plus the Stubbs text, 1 tune)
ST StoR018 (Full)
Roud #2619
cf. "Song of the Fishes (Blow Ye Winds Westerly)" (lyrics)
File: StoR018

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