“I Will Sail the Salt Seas Over”


"I will sail the salt seas over And the Shannon after me, For your equal in Loch Ray love Is rare to be seen. I would rather than a horse And a bridle for to steer That I ne'er mentioned the name of Loch Ray la she sheer"


The current description is all of the Creighton-SNewBrunswick fragment.

Creighton-SNewBrunswick: "The spelling of the last line ["Loch Ray la she sheer"] may be incorrect." - BS


  1. Creighton-SNewBrunswick 102, "I Will Sail the Salt Seas Over" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #2776
  3. BI, CrSNB102.


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1960 (Creighton-SNewBrunswick)
Keywords: love separation
Found in: Canada(Mar)