By Bernie Bell
My Mum and Dad, were big fans of The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem, and I grew up listening to their music. I hadn’t heard anything by them, for years. Recently, I got two C.D.’s from the Blue Door charity shop – one of Irish rebel songs, which was a real blast from the past, when I listened to it.
Today, I was doing some ironing – I don’t like housework, so my solution is to put groovy music on, and sing along. Yesterday was Led Zeppelin Two, while dusting. Anyhoo – while I was ironing, I listened to the other Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem CD, which consists of the usual traditional songs, and is great fun! It begins with a song which I’d forgotten about – I hadn’t forgotten it, just forgotten about it. When it started, I just got a big smile on my face, then sang along.
I thought maybe TON readers could do with a smile, in these times, so, here it is………..