Mudcat Café message #7497 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #2053   Message #7497
Posted By: Benjami n Hollister (
26-Jun-97 - 05:21 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Fields of Athenry (Pete St.John)
Subject: RE: Fields of Athenry
As an interesting or not so interesting aside, I have heard this sung as "for your staunch rebellion born", an obvious corruption of "for you stole Trevelyan's corn", but just shows the changes in folk lyrics.