Leaving of Liverpool (traditional folk song in MP3)

'(The) Leaving of Liverpool' is a traditional folk song about a 19th-century mariner bidding farewell to his beloved before he sails from the town of Liverpool, England, to Californa, USA.  It is also known as 'Fare Thee Well, My Own True Love', This lively version is courtesy of the Maritime Museum of San Diego in California, part of its Gold Rush Sea Chanteys collection. (2.1 MiB, MP3, 2:37 minutes)

For more about 'The Leaving of Liverpool', see American folklorist Stephen D. Winick's article. (Click here)

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  • Create Date Sunday 18th October 2020
  • Last Updated Saturday 7th November 2020

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