“Farewell to Sweet Glenravel”


The singer bids farewell to the beauties of his childhood home in Glenravel. He admits childhood cannot linger; now "I cross the deep blue ocean to toil with busy men." He hopes to be able to return

Cross references


  1. SHenry H727, pp. 193-194, "Farewell to Sweet Glenravel" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #13551
  3. BI, HHH727


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1937 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland