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Sunday, March 16, 2014

Marvelous Music Monday - I'm Wearin' the Green for St. Paddy's Day - March 17, 2014

 Let's celebrate St. Patrick's Day with some Irish Songs!

Remember to wear something green today.  You don't want to get pinched!

The Monday's Music Moves Me Hop is a fun musical adventure.  Every Monday we get together and share music.  This week's theme for the music hop is "Songs that Inspire us."  Here are some that have inspired me over the years.
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Xmas Dolly is the Conductor on this Musical trip.  Co-conductors are Callie of JAmerican Spice, Stacy of Stacy Uncorked, Cathy of  Curious as a CAThy, Naila Moon of Just the Stuff You Know and Honorary co-conductor this month is Becca from Every Day Life due to the fact that our co-conductor Stacy will be taking a hiatus for a few weeks because she’s moving.  Stacy just bought a beautiful new home.  If you stop by her blog, you can see her new place.  It's lovely!   Let's get the show going!

I am co-hosting this week as Naila is on vacation.


The Wearin' of the Green
Wolfetones

According to my music book, The Fireside Book of Favorite American Songs: "No one can place the authorship of this Irish song of 1798.  It is 'an inspired street ballad born of the sorrow and the bitterness of the people' --an eloquent arraignment of England's Irish policy of the time."



Kevin Barry
a beautiful ballad from 1919 sung by the Wolftones
This is a bong of the Irish revolution of 1916.  Kevin Barry was a young 18 year old that was executed for his part in an action that resulted in the deaths of three British soldiers.  Eighty years later, his body, and the bodies of his comrades, were re-interred with full military honors.


Here is just some visions of Ireland.
This one needs to be played in HD and full screened to get the best effect.



Happy St. Patrick's Day!


St. Patrick is a great...great...uncle of ours as one of his sisters is a great...grandmother.  Found this out through my eldest daughter who is big on looking up our family history.




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