“Kelvin's Purling Stream”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: home travel love separation river
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"The summer time being in tis prime, The weather calm and clear, I left that town called Portadown." The singer travels to Glasgow, telling Kelvin's stream of his troubles. He promises never to "forget the girl I love Who lives near Lurgan Braes."

References

  1. Ord, pp. 345-346, "Kelvin's Purling Stream" (1 text)
  2. Roud #3947
  3. BI, Ord345