Mudcat Café message #741967 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #31584   Message #741967
Posted By: Jim Dixon
04-Jul-02 - 12:57 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Birthday of St. Patrick (Mccaffr
Subject: Lyr Add: THE BIRTHDAY OF ST. PATRICK (Samuel Lover
"Birthday of St. Patrick" performed by Leo McCaffrey, appears on the compilation "Ireland's Greatest Hits," RCA CD #66813, 1996. Authorship is credited to "Lover." I guess that would be Samuel Lover, author of When Pat Came over the Hill, Molly Bawn (Or Fair Molly), and The Low-Backed Car.

I was able to transcribe this much from the sound sample at http://www.click2music.co.za/cgi-bin/release.pl?albumid=1532 [What country is ZA? Zambia?]

Here's another interesting tidbit from The Voice of a Few Americans - Lincoln's Own Yarns & Stories: