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Arthur McBride

Artist: Jim McLean

Album: Hear The Call
Category: Traditional, Alternative Folk, New Folk

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Description: The Old Song, but this time Jim's own arrangement offers a unique twist to those who are only familiar with the Paul Brady version.

Submitted: October 4, 2006 7:42PM

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Well done, makes me want to go out and beat up a recruiter, especially the one who would camp out on our doorstep when my son was in high school. And please, what is a row-de-dow-dow?

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Excellent reworking of a classic! (I'd love to know the origin of this version of the words. Great stuff.)

Joan: 'row-de-dow-dow' refers to a drumbeat and, by extension, a drum. Maybe not the best football, but you play with what you can get, right?

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Thanks, Shawn! I was concerned the wee little drummer boy's do-wah-diddy might have come to grief.

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