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Posted By: harmonic miner
02-Mar-11 - 05:52 AM
Thread Name: Where is Spancil Hill?
Subject: RE: Where is Spancil Hill?
Well, close! in the song "it was on the 23rd of June, the day before the fair" so the fair is on the 24th I assume.

Where can we get the difintive lyrics, as written by Mr Considne?

It is typical of 'Traditional Irish Ballads' though, as it is attributed to a known author (whereas Tradtional normally means no known author), and it was written outside of Ireland