“Craigie Hill”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: c.1945 (Tunney-StoneFiddle)
Keywords: love emigration parting America Ireland
Found in: Ireland

Description

Singer overhears two lovers. She asks that he take her with him from Ireland. He is leaving to buy a plantation in America where she will join him. She says, before he dies, he would wish one sight of the Bann River. He bids farewell to Craigie Hill.

Recordings

References

  1. Tunney-StoneFiddle, p. 80, "Craigie Hill" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. DT, CRAIGHIL
  3. Roud #5165
  4. BI, RcCraHil