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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 Feb 24 - 07:14 PM

FEBRUARY BLUES  -  Grand Piano     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Utsos2D51E


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 Feb 24 - 05:48 AM

29th February Leap Year's Day

SONGS ABOUT 29th FEBRUARY
LEAP YEAR BLUES  -   Big Bill Broonzy     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2NelW5W_yk
29th FEBRUARY   -  Spread Eagle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M54e8QLljIM

February 29 from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/February_29#


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 25 Feb 24 - 05:53 PM

28 February 1925    Birth of Harry H. Corbett, English actor and comedian and singer, perhaps best remembered for playing rag-and-bone man Harold Steptoe in the long-running BBC television sitcom Steptoe and Son. He featured on a number of records singing folksongs, particularly sea songs.

SONGS SUNG BY HARRY H. CORBETT
BLOW THE MAN DOWN     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9BnrPkGPNM
MAGGIE MAY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEsDlk5Wj34
YOUR BABY HAS GONE DOWN THE PLUGHOLE     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUySa5-na6Y
I CAN’T FIND BRUMMAGEN  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY7EmYFCKJM
THE ISLE OF CLERKENWELL  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndGqf4exZSc


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 21 Feb 24 - 09:36 AM

21 February 1937 Death of Jack Atkinson at the Battle of Jarama . He was the first volunteer from Hull to join the International Brigades and fought in defence of the Spanish Republic against General Franco and his fascist allies.

Jack Atkinson from the IBMT https://international-brigades.org.uk/roll/jack-atkinson/

SONGS ABOUT JACK ATKINSON
NO PASSARAN! -The Jack Atkinson Story -  Recording and information from Joe Solo    https://joesolomusic.com/2016/10/24/no-pasaran-the-jack-atkinson-story/
EIGHT MEN FROM HULL     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRZv574Sick


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 20 Feb 24 - 04:04 AM

February 23 – March 6, 1836 The Battle of the Alamo

SONGS ABOUT THE BATTLE OF THE ALAMO
THE BALLAD OF THE ALAMO     Various recordings on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Ballad+Of+The+Alamo
REMEMBER THE ALAMO     Various recordings on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=remember+the+alamo+song
Battle of the Alamo from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Alamo


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 15 Feb 24 - 07:49 AM

February 22, 1879     The first Woolworth store was opened in Utica, New York by Frank Winfield Woolworth. it was named “Woolworth's Great Five Cent Store" .

LOVE AT THE FIVE AND DIME  -  Nanci Griffith    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GK462XnRjQ
Various recordings of ” Love at the Five and Dime “on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Love+at+the+Five+and+Dime
Love at the Five and Dime from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Love_at_the_Five_and_Dime
F. W. Woolworth Company from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F._W._Woolworth_Company


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 14 Feb 24 - 12:05 PM

18 February 2005 The Hunting Act 2004, banning fox hunting in th U.K. came into force.

SONGS AGAINST FOX HUNTING
THE BLACK FOX -  Heather Dale https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpH-pu0AtRM
BLOOD SPORTS  Style Council https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VErYp4Nfgcg
RED COAT RIDE - Red Shoes     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2lEgv0yXe0
FOXTROT TALLY HOEDOWN - Mobius Loop     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BewVsYiNrA4
REYNARD THE FOX - Julian Cope     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMFTesj7YiM
THE SABOTEUR’S SONG - Jez Lowe    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra-bMcht_Zg

Mudcat: Hunting Protest Songs /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=76149
Hunting Act 2004 from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hunting_Act_2004


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 13 Feb 24 - 05:18 PM

February 13, 1692 The Massacre Of Glencoe. Thirty eight members of the Macdonald clan were massacred by government troops.

MORE SONGS ABOUT THE MASSACRE OF GLENCOE
Various recordings of
MASSACRE OF GLENCOE     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=massacre+of+glencoe+song

ON THE MASSACRE OF GLENCOE Walter Scott lyrics set to Beethoven's arrangement of a folk melody and performed by The Trio of Life https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QL8KWDREpVc
On the Massacre of Glencoe: Walter Scott lyrics set to Beethoven's arrangement of folk melody, from Music Tales     https://musictales.club/article/massacre-glencoe-walter-scott-lyrics-set-beethovens-arrangement-folk-melody
Link to post above SONGS ABOUT THE MASSACRE OF GLENCOE


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 12 Feb 24 - 07:04 AM

February 19, 1982Death of Celesta Herrmann, the American circus fat lady known as Dolly Dimples.
Celesta Geyer from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celesta_Geyer#


SONGS ABOUT FAT WOMEN
THE FAT LADY -  Dennis Massa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPB5EyjwGDA
RAWTENSTALL ANNUAL FAIR   Various recordings on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Rawtenstall+Annual+Fair
BIG FAT WOMAN -   by Lead Belly     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBrLKax0SgI
BIG FAT WOMAN     by Jim Croce     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1pQ4qXnSxU
LADIES OF THE CANYON  -   Joni Mitchell https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obRVlFCVlAg
FAT LADY OF THE CIRCUS  -   AquaMunkee https://soundcloud.com/aquamunkee/2016-01a
FAT GIRLS MATTER -   Laa Lee    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1EbP__MPCI
I NEED A FAT GIRL (FATTIE FATTIE)  -   The Heptones     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCPPwiTvtbY
FAT GAL  -   Merle Travis    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiFrVIJj_PI
FAT BOTTOMED GIRLS - Queen    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMnjF1O4eH0
I WANT A BIG FAT WOMAN  -  Chick Willis   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eSJePwRQaQ
FAT WOMAN  -  James Payne    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8jto_rHHYQ
BIG GIRL YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL - Mika   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDSK91mUNLU&list=RDAHuBlg0fJaM&index=5


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 09 Feb 24 - 11:49 AM

12 February 1929   Death of British socialite, stage actress and producer, Lillie Langtry nicknamed "The Jersey Lily". Lillie Langtry was the inspiration for The Who's 1967 hit single "Pictures of Lily", as mentioned in Pete Townshend's 2012 memoir, Who I Am.

Lillie Langtry from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lillie_Langtry
SONGS ABOUT LILY LANGTRY
PICTURES OF LILY
I used to wake up in the morning
I used to feel so bad
I got so sick of having sleepless nights
I went and told my dad

He said, 'Son now here's some little something'
And stuck them on my wall
And now my nights ain't quite so lonely
In fact I, I don't feel bad at all

Pictures of Lily made my life so wonderful
Pictures of Lily helped me sleep at night
Pictures of Lily solved my childhood problems
Pictures of Lily helped me feel alright

Pictures of Lily
Lily, oh Lily
Lily, oh Lily
Pictures of Lily

And then one day things weren't quite so fine
I fell in love with Lily
I asked my dad where Lily I could find
He said, 'Son, now don't be silly'

'She's been dead since 1929'
Oh, how I cried that night
If only I'd been born in Lily's time
It would have been alright

Pictures of Lily made my life so wonderful
Pictures of Lily helped me sleep at night

For me and Lily are together in my dreams
And I ask you, 'Hey mister, have you ever seen'
'Pictures of Lily?'


"Pictures of Lily" from Songfacts
https://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-who/pictures-of-lily
"Pictures of Lily"- The Who, from Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pictures_of_Lily#Meaning_and_origin

JERSEY LILY sung by Anthony James     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_qhq3xmRIg


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 08 Feb 24 - 09:54 AM

17 February 1940   Death of Gus Elan English music hall singer and comedian.

Gus Elen from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gus_Elen#:~:text=He%20achieved%20success%20from%201891,career%20lasting%20over%20thirty%20years.

SONGS SUNG BY GUS ELAN
IF IT WASN'T FOR THE 'OUSES IN BETWEEN https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bt4ICgTUyik
IT'S A GREAT BIG SHAME     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enAa2TAQ3wc
A NICE QUIET DAY (The Postman's Holiday) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvc-5Y2rUhU
THE GOLDEN DUSTMAN     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=no3DE_HNWAM
NEVER INTRODUCE YOUR DONAH TO A PAL     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2ovyl3xYI8
MERIAH     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HU7PUGfLISo
ARF A PINT OF ALE     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hplHXmga6zE
DOWN THE ROAD     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZCIISpUqp4
I'M GOING TO SETTLE DOWN     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LB4kbfb8gps
‘E DUNNO WHERE ‘E ARE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOgMMYCowOI
THE COSTER'S PONY     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9sFChuyq4o
DICK WITTINGTON     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXQhuYP7-8E
NATURE’S MADE A BIG MISTAKE     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7uG5GqZdd4
MRS CARTER https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZ8_g4AtiP0
NEW PERJARMA HAT (THE) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lpp4-WHQ9iw
WAIT TILL THE WORK COMES ROUND https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQrEmRBN5kw
DON’T STOP ME ‘ARF A PINT OF BEER https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwS3uJzKYDk
THE PUBLICANhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OUSNINgaKo
THE PAVEMENT ARTIST    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSUdJy2hWVc
OUR PRETTY LITTLE VILLA DOWN AT BARKIN’     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IOSTLMvvho

YOU ‘AVE MADE A NICE OLD MESS OF IT (full album)    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6LgOEc3aow


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 07 Feb 24 - 03:54 PM

David Lawrieston (or Lowrieston) was the head of a team of ten sealers set down on Open Bay, an island off the coast of New Zealand, by Captain Bader. Bader set sail for Sydney on 16 February 1810, intending to return to Open Bay to pick up the sealers, but his ship went down with all hands. The sealers were only rescued and returned to Sydney in the last days of 1813.

The song, DAVY LOWSTON , recounts these events. It follows the tune of Sam Hall / Captain Kidd. It has been recorded by Martin Carthy, June Tabor, the Australian group The Roaring Forties, and others.

The folk process has created many variants of the song. Some get the dates wrong, the Captain's name wrong, and all have turned Lowrieston into Lowston. Most say, or imply, that many of the men died on Open Bay, but there is no evidence of this.

I'd encourage anyone interested in the events and/or the song to read Frank Fyfe, The story of David Lowston, a pre-colonial NZ song, available at
https://www.folksong.org.nz/davylows/lowstonfyfe.html

Davy Lowston recording by Martin Carthy and recordings by various others on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=davy+lowston+song


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 07 Feb 24 - 02:13 PM

6 February 1958: Seven Manchester United footballers (the Busby Babes) were killed when their plane crashed in thick snow at Munich airport. An eighth, Duncan Edwards, died 15 days later in hospital. Fifteen other passengers also died.

THE FLOWERS OF MANCHESTER was sent into a folk magazine, Sing, anonymously in October 1958. The words were printed, but no music accompanied it, apart from a note saying it was to the tune of High Germany. It later transpired that the lyrics were actually written by Eric Winter, the editor of Sing. The first known musical recording was by The Spinners, a North-West based folk group, on their album ‘Quayside Songs Old and New’ on an old HMV-CLP1500 educational label issued in 1962. It was recorded at Cecil Sharp house by Peter Kennedy.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SMLcO9xnSU
Flowers of Manchester

The song MUNICH AIR DISASTER 1958 by Morrissey holds a deep meaning and tells a tragic story that impacted the world of football. Released in 2004 as a tribute to the victims of the Munich air crash, the song captures the emotional turbulence of the event that occurred on February 6, 1958.

Munich Air Disaster 1958  -   Morrissey
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=now4DlVihok


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 02 Feb 24 - 12:38 PM

February 13, 1925   The estimated date of death of cave explorer, Floyd Collins who was trapped in Sand Cave, Central Kentucky and who died before a rescue party could get to him.

SONGS ABOUT FLOYD COLLINS
Various songs about Floyd Collins YouTube
https://www.google.com/search?q=+youtube+the+life+and+death+of+floyd+collins+song&sca_esv=574389216&rlz=1C1CHBD_en-GBGB775GB775&
Mudcat thread 'Floyd Collins' recording, not Dalhart /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=40314
Floyd Collins from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floyd_Collins


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 31 Jan 24 - 12:01 PM

MY LOVE IS A RIDER ( BUCKING BRONCO),    Lyrics written by Belle Starr    https://politicalfolkmusic.org/blog/belle-starr/my-love-is-a-rider/
Various recordings of “ My Love is a rider” on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=MY+LOVE+IS+A+RIDER(+BUCKING+BRONCO)+


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 30 Jan 24 - 07:03 PM

February 5, 1848 – February 3, 1889 Lifespan of the American outlaw known as Belle Starr.

SONGS ABOUT BELLE STARR
BELLE STARR written by Woody Guthrie, sung by Pete Seeger https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPmekVfoLDk
Lyrics to Belle Starr from Woody Guthrie’s website     https://www.woodyguthrie.org/Lyrics/Belle_Starr.htm
Mudcat DT Lyrics :Belle Starr (Woody Guthrie)/mudcat.org/@displaysong.cfm?SongID=587
Mudcat Thread, Origins: Belle Starr (Woody Guthrie)    /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=172872&messages=6
BELLE STARR written by Emmylou Harris https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4SxrEVNJgM
BELLE STARR written by Michael Martin Murphey     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euFqZaW9FcU
SOME SMALL CRIME  -  Sissy Spacek & Levon Helm     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhe5HB389UY
TOMBSTONE BLUES   -  Bob Dylan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUUurs9LoXw

Belle Starr from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belle_Starr


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 24 Jan 24 - 03:04 PM

February 1540 Johnnie Faa, or Faw , was granted a letter under the Privy Seal from King James V establishing his authority over all Gypsies in Scotland . He subsequently gave rise to various songs and ballads about gypsies.

SONGS ABOUT UPPER CLASS WOMEN RUNNING OFF WITH GYPSIES
THE RAGGLE TAGGLE GYPSY    Various recordings of “The Raggle Taggle Gypsy “ on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=+Raggle+Taggle+Gypsy
The Raggle Taggle Gypsy from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Raggle_Taggle_Gypsy
JOHNNY FAA    Various recordings of “Johnnie Faa “ on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Johny+Faa+song
John Faa rom Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Faa
BLACK JACK DAVEYVarious recordings on YouTube        https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=BLACK+JACK+DAVEY+song
Mudcat, Origins: What is your favorite Blackjack Davy?     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=165560&messages=23#4184378
SEVEN YELLOW GYPSIES Various recordings on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=+%22Seven+Yellow+Gypsie
BLACK HEARTED GYPSIES O     sung by Harry Cox    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQs0lTQHHxY
DARK SKINNED DAVY     sung by Debra Cowan    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paUdfjjHlBY
CLAYTON BOONE    sung by Harry Jackson    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGQAAWjIcnk
GYPSY DAVEY    Various recordings on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Gipsy+Davey
GYPSY LADDIE Various recordings on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=gypsy+laddie
GYPSY ROVER     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=gypsy+rover+song
THE LADY AND THE GYPSY    sung by John Jacob Niles    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNzOeJ1ZjFA
BLACK JACK DAVID   -  The Carter Family     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyCC1pF-qEA


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 19 Jan 24 - 09:26 AM

February 1, 1960 The Greensboro lunch counter sit in, when four African American students sat down and ordered coffee at a segregated lunch counter inside a Woolworth's store.

BALLAD OF THE STUDENTS’ SIT IN   -   Guy Carawan, Candie Carawan & Eve Merriam    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1t8ciXAY1B0
Lyrics as written by Eve Merriam     https://credo.library.umass.edu/view/full/mums312-b151-i334
Information about this variously titled song from 20th Century History Songbook     https://20thcenturyhistorysongbook.com/song-book/race-relations/the-lunch-counter-sit-ins/
Ballad of the Sit-Ins - Sweet Honey in the Rock     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOW8I1k0Jzw
Greensboro sit-ins from Wikipedia   -  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greensboro_sit-ins


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 07 Apr 23 - 10:02 AM

FEBRUARY SKIES by Wayes Blood     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYCuH-WauaE&t=10s


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 02 Apr 23 - 11:43 AM

FEBRUARY SONG
February Song - Josh Groban    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEKrPID-PeI


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 28 Mar 23 - 06:28 PM

FEBRUARY SEVEN     - Avett Brothers     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYCuH-WauaE&t=10s


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 22 Mar 23 - 02:28 PM

February 19, 1878.Thomas Edison patented the phonograph

EDISON’S MEDICINE

Phonograph from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phonograph
Edison Machine from The Ballad Index    http://www.fresnostate.edu/folklore/ballads/TNY234.html
Edison’s Medicine (Man Out of Time), song - by Tesla https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2zwBRa0YhA

Lyrics of ” Edison's Medicine”, from Song Meanings .Com     https://songmeanings.com/songs/view/3530822107858535046/
Edison's Medicine from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edison%27s_Medicine


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 18 Mar 23 - 01:10 PM

AS I LAY ME DOWN Sophie B Hawkins

It felt like Springtime on this February morning
In a courtyard, birds were singing your praise
I'm still recalling things you said to make me feel
All right I carry them with me today now


As I Lay Me Down - Sophie B Hawkins    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gq-4vIIJO30
As I Lay Me Down by Sophie B. Hawkins from Songfacts     https://www.songfacts.com/facts/sophie-b-hawkins/as-i-lay-me-down


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 15 Mar 23 - 05:49 AM

24 February 2022. Russia invaded Ukraine

SONGS ABOUT THE UKRAINE WAR

UKRAINIAN NOW   by John McCutcheon and Tom Paxton and   sung by Peter Yarrow, Bill Miller, Tret Fure, Holly Near, Emma's Revolution, Rebel Voices, Crys Matthews, Carrie Newcomer, Joe Jencks, Christine Lavin with the electric bouzouki playing of Joe Jencks and the piano of McCutcheon.    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSwxoJHJ4EI

MARIUPOL    by John Murphy     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQqhQ3t_MeM

ZAY GEBENTSHT, UKRAYNE ( BE BLESSED, UKRAINE) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiMz4F35RsQ

Thanks to Felipa for the above three suggestions which she posted on MUDCAT:Lyr Add, Songs about Ukraine War, where more information may be found    /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=171252&messages=11


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 14 Mar 23 - 11:33 AM

          FEBRUARY 3rd
    February 3rd - Jorja Smith    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P2AT0Wa_BY
February 3rd - Jorja Smith from genius.com https://genius.com/Jorja-smith-february-3rd-lyrics


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 25 Feb 23 - 11:59 AM

27 February 1937 Charles Patrick Donnelly, Irish poet, republican and left wing political activist, was killed at Jarama fighting on the republican side during the Spanish Civil War.
SONG FOR CHARLIE DONNELLY
Charles Donnelly from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Donnelly_(poet)
” Song for Charlie Donnelly”- recording by Manus O’Riordan, from The Irish Traditional Music Archive     https://www.itma.ie/digital-library/sound/unidentified_manus_oriordan


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 22 Feb 23 - 06:06 PM

       THE LONESOME DEATH OF HATTIE CARROLL

    February 9, 1963.     Hattie Carroll, a 51-year-old African-American barmaid, was killed at the Emerson Hotel in Baltimore by William Zantzinger.

    The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll - Bob Dylan    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUnNBz_h8-I
    The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lonesome_Death_of_Hattie_Carroll
    Bob Dylan at 80: Why “The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll” is his greatest protest song, from Prospect Magazine  by  Ray Monk   https://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/arts-and-books/bob-dylan-at-80-why-the-lonesome-death-of-hattie-carroll-is-his-greatest-prote


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 22 Feb 23 - 09:21 AM

THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO

February 26, 1848 The Communist Manifesto pamphlet was published by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. It advocated the abolition of all private property and a system in which workers own all means of production, land, factories and machinery. In 1932 the Austro-Czech composer Erwin Schulhoff composed an oratorio of The Communist Manifesto (Op. 82).
Erwin Schulhoff - The Communist Manifesto Op. 82 (1932)   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVW0sjh_gSU
Erwin Schulhoff from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erwin_Schulhoff
Erwin Schulhoff from Music and the Holocaust     https://holocaustmusic.ort.org/places/camps/central-europe/wulzburg/schulhofferwin/


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 21 Feb 23 - 07:29 PM

THE 23rd OF FEBRUARY
The 23rd of February    
https://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/folk-song-lyrics/23rd_of_February.htm

This song seems to be the same as the song about the Battle of Cadiz called THE 24th FEBRUARY which is posted above by The Sandman
Link to 24th FEBRUARY posted above by The Sandman
Link to ON THE 23rd OF FEBRUARY posted above by henryp


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 19 Feb 23 - 05:01 AM

GENERAL TAYLOR    aka     CARRY HIM TO HIS BURIAL GROUND

February 22–23, 1847. General Zachary Taylor defeated the Mexican General Santa Ana at Buenavista and thus became a national hero. He was then elected 12th president of the United States from 1849 until his death in 1850.

Many recordings of “ General Taylor” on YouTube   
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=general+taylor+shanty
From Mainly Norfolk: “General Taylor / Carry Him to His Burying Ground”     https://mainlynorfolk.info/lloyd/songs/generaltaylor.html
Zachary Taylor from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zachary_Taylor
Battle of Buena Vista from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Buena_Vista
MUDCAT - Origins: General Taylor - who was he?   /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=79270&messages=64#310684


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 16 Feb 23 - 06:15 PM

LONDON IN FEBRUARY by Coastal     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7XRq1h7TjY


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 12 Feb 23 - 08:45 PM

Chris Smither has a song called ORIGIN OF SPECIES with the stanza,

Well, Charlie Darwin looked so far
Into the way things are
He caught a glimpse of God's
Unfolding plan


https://youtu.be/jOxgiq6c6_E


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 12 Feb 23 - 04:03 PM

SONGS ABOUT DARWIN AND DARWINISM
February 12,1809 Author and naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882) was born in Shrewsbury, England. Best known for his work Origin of the Species concerning the theory of evolution.

Charlie Darwin -The Low Anthem    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66SPUQEgEKk
Charlie Darwin by The Low Anthem, from Songfacts    https://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-low-anthem/charlie-darwin
Part Man Part Monkey - Bruce Springsteen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faWmZrO8HGg
Science: Darwin in Song | The New York Times     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrIN8ptMmug


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Feb 23 - 05:51 AM

RODDY McCORLEY
28 February 1800. Roddy MacCorly was executed by hanging near the Bridge of Toome,County Antrim.

Roddy McCorley from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roddy_McCorley
“Roddy McCorley” - Various Recordings on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=roddy+mccorley+song
REMEMBERING RODDY McCORLEY IN SONG, information,yrics and recordings    https://londoncelticpunks.wordpress.com/2019/07/28/remembering-roddy-mccorley-in-song/


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 09 Feb 23 - 02:33 PM

February 1689 The joint reign of William III and Mary II began in the UK. Mary and William were crowned as joint-monarchs in a ceremony at Westminster Abbey on 11 April 1689.

ENGLAND’s HAPPINESS IN THE CROWNING OF WILLIAM AND MARY
Audio recording of “England's Happiness in the Crowning of William and Mary” from The English Broadside Ballad Archive   
http://ebba.english.ucsb.edu/ballad/20880/recording
England's Happiness in the Crowning of William and Mary from Wikipedia.    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/England%27s_Happiness_in_the_Crowning_of_William_and_Mary
The Coronation of Mary II and William III from Early Modern British Isles Blog https://publish.illinois.edu/canderson/2015/12/03/the-coronation-of-mary-ii-and-william-iii/#:~:text=As%20we%20know%2C%20Mary%20

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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 04 Feb 23 - 07:31 PM

THE PLAZA DE TETUÁN
The Plaza de Tetuán is a song having its origin in the Spanish-Moroccan war of 1859-1860. The song achieved great popularity on the Republican side during the civil war, 17 July 1936 – 1 April 1939, owing to the participation of Moroccan contingents on Franco's side .

Del día seis de febrero
nos tenemos que acordar.
Entraron los españoles
en la Plaza de Tetuán.

“ La Plaza de Tetuán”, various recordings on YouTube    
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=La+plaza+de+Tetu%C3%A1n+song


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 03 Feb 23 - 06:28 AM

FIRE IN THE BELLY from Van Morrison     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4bxHOaptmQ

Got a heart and a mind
And a fire inside
And I'm crazy about you
You, you on your high flying cloud
You, you with the laugh in your eyes
You, you with your hidden surprise
You
Gotta get through January
Gotta get through February


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 02 Feb 23 - 11:06 AM

6th February Birthday of Ronald Reagan.

SONGS ABOUT RONALD REAGAN

"The Ballad of Ronald Reagan" - The Austin Lounge Lizards    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDRnUGdIhCY
Dear Mr. Reagan - The Right Brothers     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVb20NaRXDY
If Reagan Played Disco - The Minutemen     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6bDSvSwtZM
Re-Ron by Gil Scott-Heron     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xc1flR0LgwY
Ronnie Talk To Russia - Sheree     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGT0VC7NEpk
The Ronald Reagan Song - Mr. Beat     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdM84-3_esY


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 01 Feb 23 - 07:10 AM

CHRISTMAS IN FEBRUARY
Xmas in February - Lou Reed    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zTKnwwJAfU
” Xmas in February “Lyrics from Song Meanings     https://songmeanings.com/songs/view/3530822107858660256/

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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 25 Oct 22 - 04:32 AM

PEARL BRYAN

Feb 1, 1896. Discovery of the headless body of Pearl Bryan, killed along with her unborn child by Scott Jackson and Alonzo Walling, near Fort Thomas, Kentucky

Pearl Bryan [Laws F2] from The Ballad Index   
http://www.fresnostate.edu/folklore/ballads/LF02.html
Bradley Kincaid - Pearl Bryan (1929)   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQjLeFp7g_Q
Pearl Bryan · Bruce Buckley    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKQdWNcRb54
Many other recordings of “Pearl Bryan “ on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=pearl+bryan+song
Pearl Bryan from Wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Pearl_Bryan


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 18 Oct 22 - 05:13 PM

THE L &N DON’T STOP HERE ANYMORE , by Jean Ritchie, has a stanza that goes,

I used to think my daddy was a black man
With scrip enough to buy the company store
But now he goes downtown with empty pockets
And his face as white as a February snow

Many recordings online. Here's one by Jean Ritchie:
https://youtu.be/x1CNua_KWRM
Other recordings on Youtube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=+The+L+and+N+Don%27t+Stop+Here+Anymore+


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 17 Oct 22 - 04:10 AM

9 February, 1957 John Axon, an English train driver from Stockport, lost his life while trying to stop the runaway freight train he was driving after its automatic brake pipe fractured. Axon's engine crashed into another freight train, but his brave action saved the lives of of the many children being carried on his train. Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger, and Charles Parker created the first of the Radio Ballads, The Ballad Of John Axon, around this story.

THE BALLAD OF JOHN AXON
The Ballad Of John Axon from Songfacts
https://www.songfacts.com/facts/ewan-maccoll/the-ballad-of-john-axon
Script of The Ballad Of John Axon from Charles Parker Archive Trust     https://static1.squarespace.com/static/601d943f3b66f8616eac3746/t/6075f9611d647d0141367ce5/1618344289213/john-axon.pdf
John Axon from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Axon
Radio ballad from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radio_ballad

Links to the songs sung in The Ballad Of John Axon, on YouTube
1.   Come All You British Loco Men    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qzzZKoZ8Fk
2.  John Axon Was a Railway Man · Ewan MacColl · Charles Parker · Peggy Seeger    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJcqslbDmVA&list=PLbFknnbkaiq1iv1yg8Qm0ItYd84NhLIqD&index=2
3.  The Repair Was Done · Ewan MacColl · Charles Parker · Peggy Seeger    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imOgObZLbmk&list=PLbFknnbkaiq1iv1yg8Qm0ItYd84NhLIqD&index=3
4.   It Was 4 A.M. That Saturday · Ewan MacColl · Charles Parker · Peggy Seeger    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fe0LTvJ-vx8&list=PLbFknnbkaiq1iv1yg8Qm0ItYd84NhLIqD&index=4
5.   I May Be a Wage Slave on Monday · Ewan MacColl · Charles Parker · Peggy Seeger    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1vRgEUGIpc&list=PLbFknnbkaiq1iv1yg8Qm0ItYd84NhLIqD&index=5
6.  The Iron Road Road Is a Hard Road · Ewan MacColl · Charles Parker · Peggy Seeger    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6F6a-Wusjc&list=PLbFknnbkaiq1iv1yg8Qm0ItYd84NhLIqD&index=6
7.  Come All You Young Maidens · Ewan MacColl · Charles Parker · Peggy Seeger    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Eamm_M_Ox0&list=PLbFknnbkaiq1iv1yg8Qm0ItYd84NhLIqD&index=7
8.  It Doesn't Matter Where You Come From · Ewan MacColl · Charles Parker · Peggy Seeger    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQUDJfSV4E8&list=PLbFknnbkaiq1iv1yg8Qm0ItYd84NhLIqD&index=8
9.   Steam Train, Steam Train · Ewan MacColl · Charles Parker · Peggy Seeger    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDM0dWw2j3E&list=PLbFknnbkaiq1iv1yg8Qm0ItYd84NhLIqD&index=9
10.  The Rain Was Gently Falling · Ewan MacColl · Charles Parker · Peggy Seeger    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bW9BnFnOopQ&list=PLbFknnbkaiq1iv1yg8Qm0ItYd84NhLIqD&index=10
11.  On the 3rd of May 1957 · Ewan MacColl · Charles Parker · Peggy Seeger    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-3mWHSNwv0&list=PLbFknnbkaiq1iv1yg8Qm0ItYd84NhLIqD&index=11
12.  The Engine Had Reached the Distant Signal · Ewan MacColl · Charles Parker · Peggy Seeger     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7xDl09qq7w&list=PLbFknnbkaiq1iv1yg8Qm0ItYd84NhLIqD&index=12
13.   Under the Large Injector Steam-Valve · Ewan MacColl · Charles Parker · Peggy Seeger    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doy0CaAIHcU&list=PLbFknnbkaiq1iv1yg8Qm0ItYd84NhLIqD&index=13


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 17 Oct 22 - 01:18 AM

Greg Brown, HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THIS FUNKY DAY , https://youtu.be/xAJgro7vbH4 has a stanza that goes,

It look like February 19th and November 8th
had an ugly little baby
They're gonna call it "Today"
My face feels like clay
every time I try to grin
and I think I might cry
if I try to grin again.


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 06 Aug 22 - 06:19 AM

SONGS WITH LYRICS BY CICELY FOX SMITH

1 February 1882    Cicely Fox Smith was born in Lymm, Cheshire.

C. Fox Smith from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._Fox_Smith
Many songs with Cicely Fox Smith lyrics on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Cicely+Fox-Smith%2C
MUDCAT: Cicely Fox Smith Songbook Available Now     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=127544
SEA SONGS OF CICELY FOX SMITH - Charlie Ipcar     https://www.charlieipcar.com/songs_of_cfs_sample.pdf


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 02 Aug 22 - 10:49 AM

LILY THE PINK

Feb 9,1819 Birth of Lydia Pinkham.Lydia Estes Pinkham (born Estes; February 9, 1819 – May 17, 1883) was an American inventor and marketer of an herbal-alcoholic "women's tonic" for menstrual and menopausal problems, which medical experts dismissed as a quack remedy, but which is still on sale today in a modified form.
Lydia Pinkham from Wikipedia 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lydia_Pinkham#References
Lily the Pink (song) From Wikipedia  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lily_the_Pink_(song)
Many recordings of “Lily the Pink " on YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=+Lily+The+Pink


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 26 Jul 22 - 01:25 PM

THE BALLAD OF PATTY HEARST and other songs about her

February 4, 1974 Patty Hearst was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army

The Ballad Of Patty Hearst · Red River Dave    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nu_Cjw2goKk
” Patty Hearst“ by Stereo Total     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cInY9Fh8aFQ
“Tania” by Camper Van Beethoven     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hLZstCG-ik
Hey Joe - Patti Smith     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HH9KozepiFU
Patty Hearst from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patty_Hearst


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 11 Jul 22 - 06:37 PM

The Massacre of Glencoe took place in GlenCoe in the Highlands of Scotland on 13 February 1692.

SONGS ABOUT THE MASSACRE OF GLENCOE
Massacre of Glencoe from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massacre_of_Glencoe
Massacre Of Glencoe -The Corries     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cPitxtk4m0
The Massacre of Glencoe · Alastair McDonald    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXVhF0NGoR0
Jim McLean song “Ballad of Glencoe”     http://www.rampantscotland.com/songs/blsongs_glencoe.htm

Link to post below MORE SONGS ABOUT THE MASSACRE OF GLENCOE


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 02 Mar 22 - 08:38 AM

27 February 2002 Comedian Spike Milligan died

SPIKE MILLIGAN SONGS
Many Spike Milligan songs on YouTube    
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Spike+Milligan+Top+songs+on+Youtube


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Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 23 Feb 22 - 08:58 AM

THE ABSENT MINDED BEGGAR
28 Feb1900 was the end of the siege of the British garrison at Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa, during the Anglo Boer War. "The Absent-Minded Beggar" is an 1899 poem by Rudyard Kipling, set to music by Sir Arthur Sullivan and used to raise money for soldiers fighting in that war.

Wikipedia:The Absent-Minded Beggar   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Absent-Minded_Beggar
The Absent-Minded Beggar (Arr. for 4 Voices and Piano)   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52GsSJtri8Q
The Absent-Minded Beggar - Rudyard Kipling & Sir Arthur Sullivan   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTGTsI7W6yU


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Subject: The Fethard Lifeboat Disaster, Ireland 20 Feb 1914
From: Felipa
Date: 22 Feb 22 - 04:01 PM

http://irelandbyways.co.uk/saltees-keeraghs-co-wexford/ "[On 20] February 1914 'The Mexico', a Norwegian barque, ran aground in stormy seas. The Fethard lifeboat was launched, but both vessels were smashed to pieces by mighty waves. Nine of the 14 crew were swept to their deaths; the remaining five joined the eight surviving sailors on the exposed reef , where they remained miserably clinging to rocks while the storm continued unabated.

Several attempts to rescue them were foiled before two brave men, Bill Duggan and Jim Wickham of the Rosslare Fort lifeboat, took a dinghy and ferried the survivors two at a time from their ice cold rocks. The operation needed 6 trips in stormy seas to bring all to safety, but on the second of these, the dinghy was holed. For the remaining trips the sea was kept out by a loaf of bread wrapped in oilskins, plugged into the opening.

The incident is known as THE FETHARD LIFEBOAT DISASTER
There were poems and song composed in the aftermath of the disaster, including
THE FETHARD LIFEBOAT CREW and THE MEXICO

The Fethard Lifeboat Crew sung by Seamus Brogan     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOwIwa0kkQk
The Fethard Lifeboat Disaster from Ireland Calling     https://ireland-calling.com/fethard-lifeboat-disaster/


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