“Sally to her Bed Chamber”


"Now Sally to her bed chamber this night she made great moan, Saying, 'Jimmie, lovely Jimmie, your pillow is quite alone. How can I rest contented and you so far awa'? Sure I thought I'd lived and died with you in sweet Erin go bragh'"


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

Creighton-SNewBrunswick: "This is obviously an Irish song of lament for a husband far away." - BS


  1. Creighton-SNewBrunswick 63, "Sally to her Bed Chamber" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #2758
  3. BI, CrSNB063


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