Mudcat Café message #4094099 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #169401   Message #4094099
Posted By: Reinhard
21-Feb-21 - 06:36 AM
Thread Name: Any March Songs?
Subject: RE: Any March Songs?
(A) March in the title:

THE WHALE CATCHERS
Mainly Norfolk info
https://mainlynorfolk.info/lloyd/songs/thewhalecatchers.html

"On the twenty-third of March, my boys,
We hoisted our topsail,"


Bert Lloyd - The Whale Catchers  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAu-qZRUsr4
Martin Carthy - The Whale Catchers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZMU-tDZOKY
Peter Bellamy-The Whale Catchers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehJe-DzjsXk
The Critics Group-The Whale Catchers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1TN1yAVUcc

(B)  March in the lyrics:

HANGING ON FOR THE RAIN
Mainly Norfolk info
https://mainlynorfolk.info/danny.spooner/songs/hanginonfortherain.html Hangin' on for the Rain (Ann Infante):
The wise men flew in to the farms cracked and parched,
Said the drought wouldn't end till this time next March.
HENRY THE POACHER /WILD AND WICKED YOUTH/VAN DIEMANíS LAND
Mainly Norfolk info 
https://mainlynorfolk.info/peter.bellamy/songs/henrythepoacher.html
'Twas at the March assizes, at the bar we did appear;
Henry The Poacher ∑ Harry Coxhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVtuVUqmiaE
Henry the Poacher ∑ The Young Tradition https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHPyDbe7nKs
THE LAKES OF PONCHARTRAIN
Mainly Norfolk info 
https://mainlynorfolk.info/folk/songs/thelakesofpontchartrain.html.
It was on one fine March morning I bid New Orleans adieu

The Lakes of Pontchartrain - Paul Brady 1977  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ad8RVexRUoQ
Aoife O'Donovan and The Moonlighters perform "The Lakes of Pontchartrainhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=IAX2VGgAGQA&feature=youtu.be

(C) March events:
KINMONT WILLIE(Roud 4013; Child 186)
Mainly Norfolk info 
https://mainlynorfolk.info/folk/songs/kinmontwillie.html
"On 17 March 1596, a truce-day was held in the Borders" (booklet notes)
Ross Kennedy -Kinmont Willie  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Gb7zBGK7vc
Kinmount Willie (Child 186) - Willie Beattie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RaOUxY7-5kw