“Hannah McKay (The Pride of Artikelly)”

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

Description

The singer bids farewell to Ireland and Magilligan, wondering how he can leave such a beautiful, friendly place. Even more painful is parting with Hannah McKay. He will think of her all the way through his voyage.

References

  1. SHenry H656, p. 187, "Hannah M'Kay/The Pride of Artikelly" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #13543
  3. BI, HHH656