Mudcat Café message #2548684 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #5830   Message #2548684
Posted By: Jim Carroll
25-Jan-09 - 09:16 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Roger the Miller and the Grey Mare
Subject: RE: Roger the Miller (The Grey Mare)
Back to the original query - the song is also traditional to West Clare,
Karen Casey's version almost certainly came from the singing of Ollie Conway, a publican from Mullagh.
It tends to get the serious treatment from singers here.
Jim Carroll