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Thread #132321   Message #2993049
Posted By: Fred McCormick
24-Sep-10 - 03:09 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Aisling Ghear (from Maura O'Connell)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Aisling Ghear - Maura O'Connell
Guest. Can't help you with the song but you've got the translation about right. It's the Christy Moore one which puzzles me though. You see, ChroĆ­ oh my ChroĆ­ would come out in English almost as Heart of My Heart. When I was a lad there was a very popular song of that name, which went something like:

Heart of My Heart, I love that melody;
Heart of My Heart brings back those memories,
When we were kids on the corner of the street,
We were rough and ready guys,
But, oh, how we could harmonize,
Heart of my heart, meant friends were dearer then
Too bad we had to   part,
I know a tear would glisten
If once more I could listen,
To the gang that sang Heart of My Heart.

Heart of my heart in Irish? Surely not :-)