Mudcat Café message #3173185 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #11826   Message #3173185
Posted By: GUEST,Robert
19-Jun-11 - 10:48 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Ride On (Jimmy MacCarthy)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Ride On (Jimmy MacCarthy)
I'm 58 and never seen a horse with green eyes so I'm assuming it's the horses rider the song is about. I'd say 16 + 1 or 2 is about 5'6" tall with green eyes. Sounds Irish to me.
Every reference I hear is to the horses rider, not the horse itself.