“Jamie's on the Stormy Sea”


"Ere the twilight bat was flitting, in the sunset at her knitting, Sang a lonely maiden... Fitful rose the tender chorus, 'Jamie's on the stormy sea.'" The singer listens to the girl praying -- and at last steps out and reveals himself as Jamie


At least he didn't dress up to trick her into thinking he was someone else. - RBW


  1. SHenry H78, p. 484, "Jamie's on the Stormy Sea" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Huntington-Whalemen, pp. 34-36, "Jamie's on the Stormy Sea" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Roud #9048
  4. BI, HHH078


Author: Bernard Covert
Earliest date: 1849 (Journal from the _Euphrasia_)
Found in: Ireland US