“Captain Thompson”


The singer boards Captain Thompson's ship Fame to America. They escape stormy seas and "a mount of ice" off Newfoundland and land safely at Quebec. He thinks of Ireland and hopes to see his family again "and live together peacefully in love and liberty"


  1. OLochlainn-More 72A, "Captain Thompson" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #2373
  3. BI, OLcM072A


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1965 (OLochlainn-More)
Found in: Ireland