Mudcat Café message #507544 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #31227   Message #507544
Posted By: Wolfgang
16-Jul-01 - 08:48 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Let Me Go to the Mountains (The Fureys)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: 'Let Me Go to the Mountains',
White Man, Let Me Go


DESCRIPTION: The Indian begs to be allowed to return to his land: "Let me go to my home in the far distant west... Let me go to my father... Let me go to the
hills... Let me go to... my dark-eyed maid... And there let my body in ashes lie low"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952
KEYWORDS: Indians(Am.) lament homesickness
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar,Newf) Australia
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Fowke/Johnston, pp. 32-34, "White Man, Let Me Go" (1 text, 1 tune)
Meredith/Anderson, pp. 228-229, "White Man, Let Me Go" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: FJ032

Wolfgang