FOGGY DEW, THE

Created on 03/11/2005
Latest update on 09/09/2020

Artist: John McCormack
Author: E. Milligan/Fox
Label: Victor
Year: 1913

Pre Easter 1916 version with romantic lyrics. Following the Irish insurrection, Father O'Neill wrote the lyrics that were covered.

Covers:

1939:

Douglas Mosling [in the Eel's Foot in Eastbridge, Suffolk; BBC recording by A.L. Lloyd]

1954:

Susan Reed

1959:

Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem [their first collaboration]

1965:

Wolf Tones

1976:

Dubliners

1994:

Alan Stivell

1995:

Chieftains [vocal: Sinéad O'Connor who sang it in '02 as The Moorlough Shore (see there)]

2004:

Martin Carthy

2006:

Frances Black

2006:

Young Dubliners

Not to be confused with the eponymous traditional English ballad, sang by Burl Ives ('44), Harry Cox ('56), Carl Sandburg ('57), Shirley Collins ('59), A.L. Lloyd ('61) and Ewan MacColl ('86). Greg Brown sang it as Foggy Foggy Dew.

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