“The Faughan Side”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1935 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: emigration separation home
Found in: Ireland

Description

The singer describes the beauty of the streams and plants of Faughan. "But still I had the notion Of going to Amerikay." He bids farewell to friends, admits he will miss home -- and miss his girl ten times more. He hopes to return and wed her

References

  1. SHenry H621, pp. 191-192, "The Faughan Side" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #2292
  3. BI, HHH621