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Subject: Index: Irish Emigrant Ballads and Songs (Ch X)
"Irish Emigrant Ballads and Songs"
CHAPTER X NOSTALGIA FOR AND RETURN TO IRELAND
ERIN IS MY HOME 607
"Oh, I have roamed in many lands"
Source: Broadside, J. Andrews, New York Located: Library Company of Philadelphia
Widely circulated, especially in the United States.
MY GOOD OULD IRISH HOME 607
"Och my heart still yearns for my good ould Irish Home,"
Source: Broadside, John L. Zieber, Philadelphia Located: Henry E. Huntington Library
A variant by Andrews, New York, is in the New York Public Library and the Library Company of Philadelphia.
GALWAY BAY* 608
"'Tis far away I am today" Source: Songs of the Gael, 60-61.
THE OLD BOG ROAD* 610
"My feet are here on Broadway this blessed harvest moon,"
Source: Sheet music, Kearney Brothers, Dublin, n.d. Located: Sent me by James Seery, Greystones, Ireland.
THE IRISH EMIGRANT IN NORTH AMERICA 614
"My heart is heavy in my breast—my eyes are full of tears,"
Source: Gavan, Ballad Poetry of Ireland, 63-64.
DEAR OLD IRELAND 615
"Deep in Canadian woods we've met, from one bright island flown;"
Source: O'Conor, Irish Com-All-Ye's, 111. AS DEEP IN CANADIAN WOODS attributed to T. D. Sullivan.
THE FAIR HILLS OF EIRE O! (In Irish and English)* 616
"Take a blessing from my heart to the land of my birth,"
Source: O'Sullivan, Songs of the Irish, 91-92.
DAWN ON THE HILLS OF IRELAND 617
"Th'anam an Dhia! but there it is—"
Source: Walton's 132 Best Irish Songs and Ballads, Ad-Al. Also in Irish Com-All-Ye's, 135, as MORNING ON THE IRISH COAST.
THE IRISH PEASANT GIRL 619
"She lived beside the Anner,"
Source: The New Emigrant Songster, 37, John F. Nugent, Dublin. Located: British Museum
A NEW SONG ENTITLED THE EMIGRANTS LOVE FOR HIS NATIVE LAND 620
"There is a little spot of earth," Source: Broadside, P. Brereton, Dublin Located: Cambridge University Library
THE IRISH EMIGRANT OR I LEFT OULD IRELAND BECAUSE THEY WERE POOR! 621
"There is a dear spot in Ireland I'm longing to see,"
Source: Broadside, no imprint Located: The Newberry Library
The variant printed in The Flying Cloud, J.17-118, includes "I have a neat little lot on Columbia's shore." Another variant appears in Wehman's Irish Song Book, 63.
HOMEWARD ONCE MORE 623
"The morning was bright and the sun shown on"
Source: Broadside, T. H. Lindon (?), London Located: Yale University Library
THE FELON'S RETURN TO HIS NATIVE LAND 624
"Thrice hail lovely Erin, the land of my sire,"
Source: Broadside, no imprint Located: Cambridge University Library Also in the National Library of Ireland.
ANSWER TO PAT MUST EMIGRATE 625
"I've just landed from America with cash in store galore, sir,".
Source: Broadside, Moore, Belfast Located: Library of Congress
NOREEN BAWN 627
"There's a spot in old Tir Conaill,"
Source: Walton's 132 Best Irish Songs and Ballads, 107.
THE EMIGRANT'S RETURN 628
"I'm home again! I'm home again!"
Source: Broadside, H. De Marsan, New York Located: Library Company of Philadelphia Also printed by J. Wrigley, New York (Boston Public Library).
THE IRISH AMERICAN 629
"Columbia the free is the land of my birth,"
Source: Joliffe, The Third Book of Irish Ballads, 104-105. The words were written by T. D. Sullivan.