“Bonnie Lyndale”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1973 (Dibblee/Dibblee)
Keywords: home lyric nonballad emigration
Found in: Canada(Mar)

Description

The singer recalls "bonnie Lyndale, My dear and early home." He recalls the glens, peaceful homes, the robin's and milkmaid's songs. He thinks of the plowman: since leaving "I've plowed the sea. I've sailed with sailors ... Far from bonnie Lyndale"

Cross references

References

  1. Dibblee/Dibblee, pp. 115-116, "Bonnie Lyndale" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #12460
  3. BI, Dib115