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Posted By: Jimmy C
26-Dec-00 - 05:04 PM
Thread Name: Origins: The Rose of Allendale / Allandale
Subject: RE: The Rose of Allendale
I don't think this song is related to Ireland in anyway. It is popular there but probably blew across from Scotland. The part of the first verse " Mary, left her highland home " would also point in that direction.