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The Croppy Boy - Anne Byrne - I Chose The Green (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. Jan 18,  · Published on Jan 18, A restored LP cut, "The Foggy Dew", from the album, "I Chose the Green", sung by the gifted and talented Anne Byrne, circa On this album, Anne Byrne .
  2. Anne's professional singing career began when, at the age of seventeen, she won first prize in the Father Mathew Feis which brought her exceptional singing voice to the attention of a wider audience. In the early sixties The Abbey Tavern in Howth began to run ballad sessions and before long Anne was to become the leading female singer at this.
  3. Composer & Lyricist: Traditional. Brief: The song is set during the Irish Rebellion of where a young Irish rebel is captured and executed. He was betrayed by his cousin for the price of one guinea. References: Croppy - short, cropped hair Dungannon - Dungannon is a town in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Passage East - a fishing village in County Waterford, Ireland, situated on the west.
  4. The Croppy Boy. Words by Carroll Malone; air: Cailín Óg a Stór. Song Lyrics "Good men and true in this house who dwell, To a stranger bouchal* I pray you tell: Is the priest at home, or may he be seen? I would speak a word with Father Green." "The Priest's at home, boy, and may be seen; 'Tis easy speaking with Father Green.
  5. Anne Byrne with Paddy Roche & Mick Crotty "I Choose the Green" - Capitol SP LP. Side One The Croppy Boy Kiandra The Foggy Dew Lowlands Of Holland Mary Hamilton Captain Farrell Side Two Fiona And Shane Pal O'Mine Come By The Hills (Smith) Hold On To Me, Babe (Paxton) Plaisir D'amour I'm Bound For The Mountains And The Sea (Paxton).
  6. The Croppy Boy Lyrics: The Croppy Boy / It was early, early in the spring / The birds did whistle and sweetly sing / Changing their notes from tree to tree / And the song they sang was Old Ireland.
  7. Traditional. Recorded by The Clancys and The Dubliners. Croppy Boys got their name from their hair style [croppy] the youtube video is of Anne Byrne with Jessy Owen on guitar, Anne also done a great version of The Foggy Dew, an Irish folk sailasaxewalkerkazijar.xyzinfo well known recorded songs by folk singer Anne Byrne include The Spinning Wheel Song and The Foggy Dew.
  8. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of I Chose The Green on Discogs. Label: Waverley - SZLP • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: UK • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk The Croppy Boy: A3: Mama You Been On My Mind: A4: Come By The Hills Written-By – Smith* A5: Anne Byrne: I Chose The Green.
  9. This version of ‘The Croppy Boy’ by Carroll Malone first appeared in the Irish newspaper The Nation in and tells of a young man who stops in a church on his way to fight. He sees a cloaked figure in a confessional and kneels for the penitential rite.

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