The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #14520 Message #125198
Posted By: Martin Ryan
18-Oct-99 - 12:49 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Many Young Men of Twenty
Subject: RE: why Many Young Men of Twenty?
THe Irish playright John B Keane used this as the title of a play. I'm not sure if the song itself was used. My mind's ear seems to hear someone like Kenneth McKellar singing it. Certainly the tune sounds more Scottish than Irish to me.