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

By Seamus Ennis

  1. Cold Potatoes
  2. The Rocky Road To Dublin
  3. Cold Potatoes
  4. The Eagle’s Whistle
  5. The Rambling Pitchfork
  6. The Stone In The Field
  7. The Fisherman’s
  8. The Walls Of Liscarroll
  9. The Boys From The Lough
  10. Banish Misfortune
  11. Easter Snow
  12. The Dublin

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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.