“Yankee Land”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1929 (Greenleaf/Mansfield)
Keywords: seduction America sailor betrayal
Found in: Canada(Newf)

Description

A Belfast woman is seduced by "a sailor from a distant port" and said "he'd take me far away to his happy home in Yankee Land." We are left believing he reneges.

References

  1. Greenleaf/Mansfield 96, "Yankee Land" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, GrMa096