Féidhlim Tonn Rí’s Castle Or The King Of Ireland’s Son

By Seamus Ennis

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Re: Féidhlim Tonn Rí’s Castle Or The King Of Ireland’s Son

Cold potatoes, cold potatoes, salt and dip-it-in, salt and dip-it-in,
Cold potatoes, cold potatoes, salt and dip-it-in, food for the king.

Sung to the air (suitably modified) of https://thesession.org/tunes/641

A wonderful record on which the music plays a very secondary role to the storytelling. Ennis manages to compress into two sides of an LP a tale that might have taken several consecutive nights to tell in a country cottage.