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Star of the County Down
Limerick Rake
Raglan Road
Molly Malone
Dirty Old Town
Fiddler’s Green
Grace
Spancil Hill
Only Our Rivers
Black Velvet Band
Foggy Dew
Fields of Athenry
Whiskey in the Jar

Fields of Athenry

By a lonely prison wall,
I heard a young girl calling:
“Michael, they have taken you away,
For you stole Trevelyn’s corn
So the young might see the morn,
Now a prison ship lies waiting in the bay.”

Chorus:: And low lie the fields of Athenry
Where once we watched
The small freebird fly.
Oh, our love was on the wing,
We had dreams and songs to sing.
It’s so lonely ‘round the fields of Athenry.

From a lonely prison cell,
I heard a young man calling:
“Nothing matters, Mary, when you’re free.
Against the famine and the Crown,
I rebelled; they cut me down,
Now you must raise our child with dignity.”

Chorus

By a lonely harbour wall
She watched the last star falling
As the prison ship
Sailed out against the sky.
Oh, she’ll live in hope and pray
For her love in Botany Bay.
It’s so lonely ‘round the fields of Athenry.

Chorus—-Pete St. John

 

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