“Johanna Shay”


"In the Emerald Isle so far from here across the deep blue sea, There live a maid that I love dear...." He praises Johanna's beauty and fidelity. The birds' song remind him of her. He hopes she will soon become Mrs. O'Day


  1. Dean, pp. 106-107, "Johanna Shay" (1 text)
  2. Roud #9575
  3. BI, Dean106


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1922 (Dean)
Found in: US(MW)