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Thread #32310   Message #3786424
Posted By: Helen
21-Apr-16 - 04:07 AM
Thread Name: Who wrote 'Young Ned of the Hill'
Subject: RE: Who wrote 'Young Ned of the Hill'
As Guest, 05 May 14 - 01:05 AM noted, The Pogues recorded a song called Young Ned of the Hill. Terry Woods has been a member of the band.

Young Ned Of The Hill - The Pogues

√Čamonn an Chnoic - wiki states the following:

"√Čamonn an Chnoic" has been recorded by countless artists in both English and Irish. Some versions, such as the "Young Ned of the Hill" recorded by The Pogues, adapt the lyrics to a fast-tempo song with only a passing similarity to the original folk song. Completely instrumental versions are also common.

Helen