Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye

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I’m cyber-busking from Dublin this month in honor of Saint Patrick’s Day. Once again, a said story from history is lamented in a folk song.

In the early 1900’s, the British government hired Irish mercenaries to fight in the Kandyan Wars in Ceylon. In this song, a young wife welcomes home her war-ravaged and crippled lover.

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