The Leaving of Liverpool Lyrics: Fare thee well to you, my own true love / There were many fare thee wells / I am bound for California / A place that I know right well / So fare thee well, my own.
Leaving of Liverpool – the sorrow of parting. The Leaving of Liverpool is a traditional folk song which tells the story of a sailor who must leave his town and his true love behind while he goes off to earn his living on a long voyage at sea. From the moment he leaves his Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.
Just a cover of one of my favourite folk songs, filmed badly on my phone. Hopefully it's somewhat decent.:D.
The Leaving of Liverpool is another one of Maureen Lee's greats. It tells the story of two sisters Annemarie and Mollie who are split up by a tragic turn of events - you could see exactly what was going to happen. The sort of moment when you shout "don't do it" at the televison. The story follows each sister over the next 20 years or so as they Reviews:
· This was the story of sisters, Mollie and Annmarie. They left Ireland and boarded a ferry for Liverpool where they were booked on a ship heading to New York. The terrible things that their father had done to them caused them to flee, leaving behind one older and two younger brothers and everything they knew/5(34).
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