Earliest date: 1970 (Morton-Ulster)
Found in: Ireland
Edward Boyle, helped by friends, leaves his lover, parents and Ireland for America. The singer recalls his flute playing. She curses Columbus: many lovers mourn his follower's return. If she had gold she would give it up for one glimpse of Edward Boyle.
- Tunney-SongsThunder, pp. 139-140, "Edward Boyle" (1 text)
- Morton-Ulster 28, "My Charming Edward Boyle" (1 text, 1 tune)
- Morton-Maguire 43, pp. 133-134,172, "My Charming Edward Boyle" (1 text, 1 tune)
- Roud #2906
- BI, TST139