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26-01-2021, 21:39   #61
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the spuds aren't looking the best

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26-01-2021, 21:41   #62
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Any of the mother songs.
Gentle mother.
Mother Machree.
A mothers loves a blessing.

Any doomed young rebel ones.
Kevin Barry.
Shanagolden.etc

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The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Penned by Gordon Lightfoot about a Great Lakes freighter that sunk in a storm on Lake Superior in November 1975 with the loss of all 29 crew.
This version by Brian Burns is more poignant as he lists the names of the crew at the end.


"And the church bell chimed till it rang 29 times for each man on the Edmund Fitzgerald."

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That went right over you there.
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27-01-2021, 00:04   #65
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the spuds aren't looking the best


Sorry, I only got as far as "I'm known as young Flynner" before I cracked up.

what rhymes with 'blight' ?
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27-01-2021, 02:02   #66
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The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Penned by Gordon Lightfoot about a Great Lakes freighter that sunk in a storm on Lake Superior in November 1975 with the loss of all 29 crew.
This version by Brian Burns is more poignant as he lists the names of the crew at the end.


"And the church bell chimed till it rang 29 times for each man on the Edmund Fitzgerald."

Christy Moore borrowed the main melody for his Back Home in Derry song.
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27-01-2021, 08:08   #67
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Christy Moore borrowed the main melody for his Back Home in Derry song.
That was written by Bobby Sands in the H blocks.

Understandable to have some miserable qualities with that setting. Good song though.
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That was written by Bobby Sands in the H blocks.

Understandable to have some miserable qualities with that setting. Good song though.
He wrote Mclhatton as well, not as miserable - a celebration of Irelands' enduring battle with ..... alcohol withdrawal.
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All of those songs are depressing ****e. My mother took up guitar a few years back and is always onto me to go their music sessions even though its Iron Maiden and rock I play.
I'd much rather eat glass and **** it out than listen to that depressing ****e " mary went walking one day , and then she died., and her children died, and their father died" and then I ****in died thank christ from listening to that rubbish.
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All of those songs are depressing ****e. My mother took up guitar a few years back and is always onto me to go their music sessions even though its Iron Maiden and rock I play.
I'd much rather eat glass and **** it out than listen to that depressing ****e " mary went walking one day , and then she died., and her children died, and their father died" and then I ****in died thank christ from listening to that rubbish.
You are just a walking expletive aren't you?

Wash out your mouth.
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It’s got to be the “Death, Death, Death” song from Cheers:


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Not quite trad but Irish and miserable

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The fields of Athenry, especially when sung by the " best supporters in the world"
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The fields of Athenry, especially when sung by the " best supporters in the world"
Munster rugby supporters?
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The fields of Athenry, especially when sung by the " best supporters in the world"
Unbearable when sung/shouted out by people without a note in their heads.
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