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Thread #161377   Message #3833967
Posted By: Thompson
21-Jan-17 - 05:09 PM
Thread Name: Ed Sheeran and Irish Folk Songs
Subject: RE: Ed Sheeran and Irish Folk Songs
That's the lad. He was almost universally hated in Ireland till he appeared on a popular talk show as a treat for a little girl who was a huge fan. He was sweet to her, and sang his biggest hit with her as asked. Then she was dismissed and he was asked to sing a couple more songs, and rather than being showbizzy, he went and brought her back in and she sang the whole set with him! Lovely guy! Now super-popular - that lovely set showed him in his true colours and so he has been revealed since.

Here he is singing The Parting Glass in Dublin, dedicated to his gran.