“Yankee Shore”


"As I roved out one morning, being in the lovely month of May," the singer meets a girl. If she'd marry, he would take her to America. Though her father agrees, her parents grieve "when I took her from her parents and land her safe on the Yankee shore"


  1. Peacock, pp. 233-234, "Yankee Shore" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #6462
  3. BI, Pea233


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1958 (Peacock)
Found in: Canada(Newf)