"When I was young and foolish still, Amerikay ran in my head, I from my native country strayed..." He recalls how friends took their parting from him. When he arrives in St. John's, he will drink and stop grieving, but still think of home and his girl


  1. SHenry H100a, pp. 188-189, "Carnabane" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #13545
  3. BI, HHH100a


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland