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|Songs by an Irish Fireside
By Peggy McPartland. Thirteen folk ballads and parlor songs give a homespun, nostaligic and humorous panorama of Irish country life in bygone years, with a warmth and charm in the singing that is abetted by bright and lively background music from accordian, guitar, banjo and mandolin.List of Songs: The Moonshiner – Goodbye Mike, Goodbye Pat – Three Lovely Lassies – The Fields of Athenry – If I Were A Blackbird – Green Hills of Kerry – Put Turf on the Fire – The Spinning Wheel – Connemara by the Sea – My Sligo Town – Miss Forgarty’s Christmas Cake – A Mother’s Love’s A Blessing – I Wish That I Never Was Wed
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“The charm of Peggy’s voice and her singing style are strongly reminiscent of the legendary Irish singer, Delia Murphy.”
Jim Johnson, radio program host, WEOK, Poughkeepsie, NY