“The Point Maid”


The singer's father was a farmer, but he must leave his home, his work, and his girl. As he makes his way to the port, he thinks of drowned sailors and his lost sweetheart. He hopes to return, though he would not care if the girl were with him


  1. SHenry H42b, p. 197, "The Point Maid" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, HHH042b


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1924 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland