“Lullaby for a Sailor's Child”


"Roar, roar, thunder of the sea, Wild waves breaking on the sandy bar, And my true love is sailing, sailing far For his rosy little boy and Shena." The singer bids the child sleep, and wishes a blessing on her sailor far away


  1. SHenry H517, p. 7, "Lullaby for a Sailor's Child" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, HHH517


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1933 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland