“When I Went for to Take My Leave”


Singer, leaving to fight for the Union in the Civil War, weeps to leave his child and wife, and vows that "if the Davis boys don't bind me" he will return as quickly as possible when it's over


  • Loman D. Cansler, "When I Went for to Take My Leave" (on Cansler1)


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1959 (recording, Loman D. Cansler)
Found in: US(So)