“Adieu to the Banks of the Roe”


The singer, admitting his "happiest moments are flown," prepares to depart Ireland and his home. He bids farewell to everything he can think of -- the countryside, relatives, pastor. He will dig gold in Australia, and hopes he can return home


  1. SHenry H245, pp. 197-198, "Adieu to the Banks of the Roe" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, HHH245


Author: James Maxwell ?
Earliest date: 1928 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland