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Lyr Req: Peigin Mo Chroi

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Lyr Req: Pheigin Mo Chroi (from Dervish) (13)


GUEST,Bill Cummings 13 Feb 00 - 03:56 PM
GUEST,Antaine 13 Feb 00 - 04:07 PM
Martin _Ryan 13 Feb 00 - 04:41 PM
GUEST,Bill Cummings 13 Feb 00 - 05:36 PM
Alice 13 Feb 00 - 05:53 PM
Alice 13 Feb 00 - 06:01 PM
Alice 13 Feb 00 - 06:05 PM
GUEST,Murray on Saltspring 14 Feb 00 - 05:46 PM
GUEST,Antaine 15 Feb 00 - 03:09 PM
Alice 15 Feb 00 - 03:58 PM
GUEST,Philippa 13 Oct 02 - 06:28 PM
Felipa 26 Jun 21 - 07:08 PM
Felipa 27 Jun 21 - 02:59 PM
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Subject: Peigin Mo Chroi
From: GUEST,Bill Cummings
Date: 13 Feb 00 - 03:56 PM

I heard Dervish doing a wonderful version of a tune which seemed to be about a girl, Peigin Mo Chroi, awhile back on the Thistle and Shamrock. I wonder if this is the same as the tune of crossword puzzle fame, unknown to me other than by the title, Peg 0' My Heart, and if anyone knows the lyrics?

Also see: pheigin mo chroi - recorded by dervish


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Subject: Lyr Add: PEIGÍN 'S PEADAR / PEIGÍN AND PEADAR
From: GUEST,Antaine
Date: 13 Feb 00 - 04:07 PM

Peigín 's Peadar

"A Pheigín na gcarad 's a Pheigín mo chroí,
Cé hé an fear fada údan sínte leat síos?

Ó a hó, a mhaithín ó, ó a mhaithín ó, a stóirín mo chroí."

"A Pheadair na gcarad 's a Pheadair mo chroí,
Sin é do leanbh nach bhfaca tú riamh."

"Muise shiúil mise thoir agus shiúil mise thiar,
Ach féasóg ar leanbh ní fhaca mé riamh!"

"Muise a Pheadair na gcarad 's a Pheadair mo chroí,
Tá scór bliain caite ó d'fhág tú mo thí."

"A Pheigín na gcarad 's a pheigín mo chroí,
Éirigh i do sheasamh 'gus réitigh greim bídh."

"Ach a Pheadair na gcarad 's a Pheadair mo chroí,
Níl ins an teach agam greim mine buí."

"'S a Pheigín na gcarad 's a pheigín mo chroí,
In íochtar mo mhála tá cáca mine buí."

"Muise a Pheadair na gcarad 's a Pheadair mo chroí,
Tá an cáca seo a'at lán de ghineachaí buí."

"'S a Pheigín 's a mhaicín suífidh muid síos,
Ní fhágfad an baile chúns mhairfeas mé arís."

Peigín and Peadar

"Peigín my friend and Peigín my heart,
Who is that tall man stretched alongside you?

Oh a ho, my love, oh a ho, my love, oh love of my heart."

"Peadar my friend and Peadar my heart,
That is you baby whom you never saw."

"For I walked east and I walked west,
But a beard on a baby I have never before seen!"

"Oh Peadar my friend and Peadar my heart,
Twenty years have passed since you left my house."

"Peigín my friend and Peigín my heart,
Rise up now and prepare some food."

"Ah but Peadar my friend and Peadar my heart,
I have not a grain of yellow meal in the house."

"Peigín my friend and Peigín my heart,
In the bottom of my bag there is a yellow meal cake."

"Ah Peadar my friend and Peadar my heart,
This cake you have is full of golden guineas!"

"Oh my Peigín and my son we will sit down,
And I'll never leave home again for as long as I live."

Go n-éirí leat!
Good luck.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Peigin Mo Chroi
From: Martin _Ryan
Date: 13 Feb 00 - 04:41 PM

Given some recent threads, I'll probably be convicted of thread creep - but what the hell! I can resist anything except temptation: What was the crossword clue?

Regards


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Peigin Mo Chroi
From: GUEST,Bill Cummings
Date: 13 Feb 00 - 05:36 PM

Crossword clue: nothing special, "girl of song, ___ 'o my heart"


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Peigin Mo Chroi
From: Alice
Date: 13 Feb 00 - 05:53 PM

Peg O'My Heart (in English) is an American popular song written by Alfred Bryan (lyrics) and Fred Fisher (music). The copyright is 1913 by Leo Feist, INC.

alice flynn


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Peigin Mo Chroi
From: Alice
Date: 13 Feb 00 - 06:01 PM

I should have mentioned that the copyright was renewed in 1941. I won't be posting it here. Fred Fisher also wrote "There's A Broken Heart For Every Light On Broadway". There is no connection between the two songs, as far as I can see, except the coincidence of the titles.

-alice


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Peigin Mo Chroi
From: Alice
Date: 13 Feb 00 - 06:05 PM

Antaine, thanks for these lyrics. Anyone have the tune?

alice


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Peigin Mo Chroi
From: GUEST,Murray on Saltspring
Date: 14 Feb 00 - 05:46 PM

That's an interesting variation on "Seven Nights Drunk" / "Our Goodman came hame" etc. etc. Antaine, where did you get the words??


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Peigin Mo Chroi
From: GUEST,Antaine
Date: 15 Feb 00 - 03:09 PM

A well-known song in Connemara (West of Ireland)
The singer Seosamh Ó hÉanaí is the main source I used with verse 4 (20 years away from home) from Peadar Ó Ceannabháin.
It is said that Seosamh Ó hÉanaí gave a version to 'The Dubliners' which they recorded as 'Seven Drunken Nights'.
See vinyl record on the 'Topic' label called 'Joe Heaney, Irish Traditional Songs in Gaelic and English' publ. 1963 No. 12T 91.
On this record, Joe Heaney (= Seosamh Ó hÉanaí) not only sings the song but also tells a lovely folk tale which sets the song in context.
Get it ......and enjoy it. Superb singing.
Go n-éirí leat.
Antaine


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Peigin Mo Chroi
From: Alice
Date: 15 Feb 00 - 03:58 PM

Aha! - Joe Heaney, now I get it. It's also on a CD called THE BEST OF JOE HEANEY (it only has 13 songs, a short list to be called his best, I'd think). You can hear RealAudio Peigín 's Peadar click here

This is what Dirty Linen now writes about a grouping of 'the Best' from Shanachie.

Dirty Linen

John Doherty - The Celebrated Recordings Shanachie 34020 (1997)

Joe Heaney - The Best of Joe Heaney Shanachie 34019 (1997)

Joe & Antoinette McKenna - The Best of Joe and Antoinette McKenna Shanachie 78012 (1997)

These three "best of" additions to the Shanachie catalog prove that the label is still a major force in the world of traditional Irish music and signal a renaissance of sorts in the Shanachie Irish roster.

alice


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Peigin Mo Chroi
From: GUEST,Philippa
Date: 13 Oct 02 - 06:28 PM

real audio sample of Paraic Mac Donnchadha & Tríona Ní Chualáin on sound archives of National University of Ireland, Galway
See/hear also the tune of Sadhbh Ní Bhruinnealla


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Peigin Mo Chroi
From: Felipa
Date: 26 Jun 21 - 07:08 PM

The links posted in Oct 2002 no longer work

You can listen to Joe Heaney aka Seosamh Ó hÉanaí on youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAvQ1LdW_DM and see this entry at
The Joe Heaney Archives https://www.joeheaney.org/en/peigin-agus-peadar/

Peigín Mo Chroí performed by Dervish (youtube)

Lyrics as sung by Dervish: http://www.celticlyricscorner.net/dervish/pheigin.htm


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Peigi 's Peadar
From: Felipa
Date: 27 Jun 21 - 02:59 PM

RunrigFan posted a Scottish Gaelic translation in another (new) Mudcat thread. I've copied and pasted it here.

PEIGI IS PEADAR
(translated from Irish to Scottish Gaelic by Brian Ó hEadhra)

A Pheigi a ghràidhag 's a Pheigi mo chridh'
Cò am fear fad' ud tha sìnte sìos

Ò a hò, ò a hò
Ò a hò, a stòir is mo chridh'

A Pheadair a charaid 's a Pheadair mo chridh'
'S e sin do leanabh nach fhaca tu riamh

O shiubhail mise sear agus shiubhail mise siar
Ach feusag ar leanabh chan fhaca mi 'riamh

A Pheigi a ghràidhag 's a Pheigi mo chridh'
Èirigh nad sheasamh is deasaich greim bidh

A Pheadair a charaid 's a Pheadair mo chridh'
Chan eil san taigh agamsa greim mine buidh

A Pheigi a ghràidhag 's a Pheigi mo chridh
An iochdar mo mhalaid tha cèic mine buidh

'S a Pheigin 's mo mhacan suidheamaid sìos
Ch fhàg mi am baile gu siorraidh a-rithist

== see/listen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hBzd-kCya8


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