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Posted By: Ref
05-Aug-07 - 05:14 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: The Bard of Armagh (Jim Brannigan)
Subject: RE: A Tribute to Tommy Makem from Jim Lad
Just beautiful, Jim. Thanks to Kat.

On a sad and ridiculous note, the New York Times obituary described "Four Green Fields" as "...a song about an old woman whose sons died trying to stop someone from stealing her land." Screw 'em. We'll remember Tommy.