“The Braes of Carnanbane”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1936 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: home emigration
Found in: Ireland

Description

The singer prepares to leave Carnabane for America, and will praise it as he leaves. He recalls the beauties of the land and the girls; it pains him to leave, but he has no choice. He blesses Carnabane

References

  1. SHenry H651, p. 160, "The Braes of Carnanbane" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #13457
  3. BI, HHH651