SHE MOVED THRU THE FAIR

Latest update on 20/05/2010

Artist: Father Sydney MacEwan
Author: Herbert Hughes/Padraic Colum
Label: Moidart
Year: 1935

Scottish singer & priest. Irish traditional folk song from Donegal. Reissued on The Irish Songbook cd in the Balladeer Series on the English label Moidart.

Covers:

1930s:

Cavan O'Connor

1941:

John McCormack

1952:

Margaret Barry [Peter Kennedy recording reissued on the Portrait series in the Alan Lomax Collection; Margaret spent her life moving from fair to fair]

1954:

Susan Reed [on Elektra]

1958:

Mary O'Hara

1961:

Carolyn Hester

1963:

Anne Briggs

1966:

Marianne Faithfull

1967:

Davy Graham [as She Moved Through The Bizarre (Blue Poppa)]

1967:

Yardbirds [with Jimmy Page as White Summer (also raga rock)]

1969:

Sandy Denny

1970:

Trees

1970s:

Rory Gallagher & Bert Jansch

1977:

Art Garfunkel

1985:

Loreena McKennitt

1988:

Van Morrison & The Chieftains [also as Marie's Wedding]

1988:

All About Eve

1989:

Simple Minds [in Belfast Child]

1994:

Elvis Costello & Brodsky Quartet

1995:

Chieftains with Sinéad O'Connor [and with Ry Cooder as He Moved Through The Fair]

1996:

Boyzone

1998:

Sarah Brightman [as He Moved Through The Fair]

2001:

Roger McGuinn [as Pete's Song featuring Pete Seeger]

2001:

Andreas Scholl

2004:

Sheoda

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