yonder - English or Irish?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Jun 22 12:18:40 UTC 2008

At 6/22/2008 12:32 AM, Wilson Gray wrote:
>Well, "Siul a riun" certainly sounds a lot like Shule Aroon.

Wilson, you've listened to both melodies?  :-)

In any case, this is additional evidence that the song was
unboubtedly written about the girlfriend of an Irish supporter of
King James who left for service in the undoubtedly Catholic army of
France in 1690 or 1691.


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