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The Lowlands of Holland, March 1955

Track ID : 97601

False start to a tragic press gang song.

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An apparition like a bull calf., March 1955

Track ID : 60322

An apparition like a bull calf. Bella Higgins and her family were camped in Ireland, near a ruined lodge at Pettigo. Some of the men were sitting up round the campfire, when they saw something lik...

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A mysterious female figure on a lonely road., March 1955

Track ID : 60124

A mysterious female figure on a lonely road. Bella Higgins' brother-in-law met a lady on a lonely road, wearing a rustling waterproof and dripping wet. He saw her again twice at the same place and...

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Leaving Dear Old Ireland, March 1955

Track ID : 62973

A fragment of the sentimental song 'Leaving Dear Old Ireland' ['Three Leaves of Shamrock'], in which a man about to emigrate is stopped by a girl and asked to convey three shamrock leaves to her br...

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There's an Old Irish Lady, March 1955

Track ID : 62975

A sentimental song in which an Irish emigrant recalls leaving his homeland, while his mother begged him not to go. He wishes he could see her once again.

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A Mother's Love's a Blessing, 1955

Track ID : 28957

A young man is leaving home; his mother tells him how much she loves him and that he should remember this. He looks forward to marrying some day and teaching his children the blessing his mother ta...

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Late Last Night I was Asked to a Wedding, March 1955

Track ID : 26287

The young man is asked to his sweetheart's wedding and sings a song asking why she has married another. She goes to bed and is found dead in the morning.

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An apparition threatened a boy, but was exorcised by a pries..., March 1955

Track ID : 97602

An apparition threatened a boy, but was exorcised by a priest. An old man told the following story as true. When he was a boy, he unwisely took a short cut at night. A red-haired woman came out of...

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Burkers captured a baby and almost slit a woman's throat., March 1955

Track ID : 97603

Burkers captured a baby and almost slit a woman's throat. When the contributor's mother was a girl she met a poor woman by the roadside who had part of her neck missing. The woman told her what ha...

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Fable: a creature refused shelter refuses it in turn., 1956

Track ID : 14338

Fable: a creature refused shelter refuses it in turn. The Queen of the Bumbees [Bumblebees] was caught in a thunderstorm; her wings were soaked; she couldn't fly properly and couldn't get home. Sh...

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