Mudcat Café message #717407 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #47889   Message #717407
Posted By: curmudgeon
25-May-02 - 08:11 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Fiddler's Green
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Fiddlers Green
MacColl did write the Shoals of Herring, but it slipped rapidly into the folk process. Not long after its first radio broadcast, a collector had the tune from an Irish Tinker who gave the title as The Shores of Erin.

Many fair and pleasant days -- Tom