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GUEST,mayomick Lyr Req: Belfast Town (51* d) RE: Lyr Req: Belfast Town 27 May 09

What about the song in Sam Henry's collection ? It has a lovely tune , but after the opening verse (below from memory) becomes very fanciful . I don't know if it has ever been recorded.

Belfast Town now rich and great
was then a village small
And flocks of sheep grazed on the spot
where stands the Linen Hall
And at that time young Dermot lived
and a collar of gold he wore
He ruled the ground from Belfast Town
to the Mourne Mountain shore

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