“The Call of Home”


"Across the foaming ocean... In a corner of old Ireland there's a spot that's dear to me." The singer recalls the cottage where he was born. The ocean has called him away, and now he lives in a great dirty city. He cannot go home, but wishes it well

Cross references


  1. SHenry H674, p. 219, "The Call of Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, HHH674


Author: Jean Currie ?
Earliest date: 1936 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland