Classic Canadian Songs from Smithsonian Folkways

Other tales of courtship and romance end less happily. "She's Like the Swallow," most likely indigenous to Newfoundland, is a sorrowful lament for a disconsolate young woman jilted by her faithless lover. The ballad "Maggie Howie," sung by Geraldine Sullivan, recounts the grisly murder in 1887 of a young Irish Protestant girl from Napanee, Ontario, at the hands of her distraught Irish Catholic suitor, Michael Lee.
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Folk Songs of Ontario (FW04005, 1958)

Folk Songs of Ontario (FW04005, 1958)

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