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Thread #17996   Message #176123
Posted By: Peg
10-Feb-00 - 10:00 AM
Thread Name: Songs about farm folk
Subject: RE: Help: Songs about farm folk
well, there are plenty of pastoral songs about milkmaids but these are not specifically abotu farming per se...

I am thinking of (not necessarily written by the artist mentioned):

Pastures of Plenty (recently done by Solas) Handful of Earth (Dick Gaughan) Heavy Horses (Jethro Tull) The Digger's Song (also Solas) a great song about plow horses that I will try to get the name of: beautiful lyrics; only line I remember is "the horse's day is done";I heard it on A Celtic Sojourn a couple times so I will email Brian O...

peg