Sarah Makem


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  • Cover of SEVENTEEN COME SUNDAY in 1950 - as As I Roved Out in the eponymous folk program Alan Lomax made for BBC radio
  • Cover of WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY, THE in 1950s - mother of Tommy Makem of Clancy Brothers fame; reissued on Topic series The Voice Of The People (Vol. 8)
  • Cover of FACTORY GIRL, THE in 1952 - Tommy Makem's mother; Peter Kennedy recording in Keady, Co. Armagh
  • Cover of BARBARA ALLEN in 1953 - Tommy Makem's mother
  • Cover of OUR SHIP IS READY (TO BEAR AWAY) in 1955 - as Farewell My Love, Remember Me, relesed on her anthology As I Roved Out in 2011; her version from '67 for Bill Leader as Farewell My Love, Remember Me (Our Ship Is Ready) came out in '68 on Topic album The Ulster Ballad Singer
  • Cover of PRETTY FAIR MISS in 1967 - as A Servant Maid In Her Father's Garden
  • Cover of BANKS OF RED ROSES, THE in 1968


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