“Our Jack's Come Home Today”


Jack, (after many years at sea), is coming home (in some versions, "blind drunk"). Everyone rejoices at the sailor's return. His sweetheart, it is reported, "ne'er despaired, Though all hope within her died," but now the two will be married


  1. Doerflinger, pp. 169-170, "Our Jack's Come Home Today" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #1983
  3. BI, Doe169


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1951
Found in: US(MA)