Though this song is of Scottish origin, it's been adopted into the Irish litany of music. I like it especially because the heroine of my novel WHISPERS IN THE CANYON is named Jesse. You can hear a lovely version by a harpist here. Jessie, The Flow'r Of Dunblane The sun has gone down o’er the … Continue reading JESSIE, THE FLOW’R OF DUNBLANE: An Irish Song
Traditional Welsh & Scottish Songs
Lyrics and tunes found their way back and forth across the Irish Sea, and some became more readily associated with Brittania than Ireland.
THE MAID OF LLANWELLYN: A Welsh Folk Song
Something a little different today -- this song is actually of Welsh origin, written by Joanna Baillie (1862-1851). Here's a recording of the song by The Poozies. As you can hear, it's a very sweet love song about a lass who doesn't care that her beau is not rich. The Maid of Llanwellyn I've no … Continue reading THE MAID OF LLANWELLYN: A Welsh Folk Song