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Thread #37933   Message #532271
Posted By: GUEST
21-Aug-01 - 03:28 AM
Thread Name: Sporting hero songs?
Subject: RE: Sporting hero songs?
I think the second line of Johnny Thompson is "From the Wellesley Fife he came". That is the only way I've ever heard it. Tune similar to Noreen Bawn.

ONe song not mentioned - "The Gallant John Joe" about John Joe O'Reillly who played Gaelic for Cavan.