“Connaught Man, the”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1928 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: rambling prison home fight drink money
Found in: Ireland

Description

The singer rambles from Connaught to the big cities of Ulster. He has various confrontations with city slickers, assumes a pub will give him credit, and winds up in a fight. He lands in prison. Once released, he vows to roam no more

References

  1. SHenry H219, pp. 177-178, "The Connaught Man" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #13538
  3. BI, HHH219