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A mother’s love’s a blessing, song / Theresa Houten, singing in English

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An Irish boy was leaving, leaving his native home
Crossing the broad Atlantic to sail once more from home
As he was leaving his mother, to make his heart feel sore
She threw her arms around my neck
And this is the word she […]

A mother’s love’s a blessing no matter where you roam
Keep her while she’s living, you’ll miss her while she’s gone
Love her as in childhood to she’s feeble old and grey
Never will miss a mother’s love to she’s buried beneath the clay.

As the years roll onwards, to settle down in life
Choose some decent Irish girl to come and be my wife
As the kids grow older to crool around my knee
Teach to them the very same lesson my mother have taught to me.

Your mother’s love’s a blessing, no matter where you roam
Keep her while she’s living you’ll miss her when sh (spoken).

A mother’s love’s a blessing, song / Theresa Houten, singing in English
ITMA Reference Number:472-ITMA-MP3
Main Performer: Theresa Houten
Title:A mother's love's a blessing [sound recording] / Theresa Houten, singing in English
Section:Sound Recordings
Recording Location:[S.l.]
Recording Date:February 1991
Copyright:Performer and Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle
Physical Description: 1 computer file (MP3 file, ca. 2 min.) : digital, stereo
Format:MP3
Subject:Ireland: Singing in English
Language:English
Corporate Author:Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle
Collection:Jimmy McBride Collection. Audio Cassette 297
URL:http://www.inishowensinging.ie
Roud Number:4914
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