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Thread #97665   Message #3107056
Posted By: GUEST
04-Mar-11 - 03:47 PM
Thread Name: Origins: The Country I'm Leaving Behind
Subject: RE: Origins: The Country I'm Leaving Behind
I do not know the origin of this song, but my cousin's husband, name of Timothy O'Gorman, and a resident of Cardiff in South Wales, sang this at every family gathering when I was growing up. Sentimental, yes. but in the right situation and with a receptive audience of descendants of Irish emigres a very genuinely movin g experience. Diane