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Thread #85261   Message #1645183
Posted By: kytrad (Jean Ritchie)
09-Jan-06 - 05:54 PM
Thread Name: DTStudy: Songs of Jean Ritchie
Subject: RE: DTStudy: Songs of Jean Ritchie
Come Fare Away was composed several years ago in support of some of my friends who chose to move to Canada rather than going to fight in Vietnam. I wanted the song to remind folks that my friends' reason for resettling was the same one which brought our ancestors from the old countries- of England, Scotland and Ireland- to find a new life, and freedom.   Jean