All Ye That's Pierced by Cupid's Darts

DESCRIPTION: Singer warns "don't leave behind the lass you love for the sake of self or gold." He and his love "absconded" in '84 and he is sentenced for life to the prison of Deshure, Cork. His only consolation is his love; maybe she visits him.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (OCroinin-Cronin)
KEYWORDS: prison punishment love crime theft
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin-Cronin 6, "All Ye That's Pierced by Cupid's Darts" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9261
RECORDINGS:
Elizabeth Cronin, "All Ye That's Pierced by Cupid's Darts" (on IRECronin01)
NOTES: Singer refers to his love as "cuisle geal mo chroi," that is "bright pulse of my heart" - BS
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File: OCC006

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