True Friends and Relations of High and Low Stations
DESCRIPTION: "Now we're preparing for war we're declaring, I hear people say we'll have corpses this year." "the times they are awful the Irish unlawful." "this mean rotten super' that sent our five troopers to the gaol in Tralee."
AUTHOR: Sean O Tuama (Johnny Nora Aodha) (source: OCroinin-Cronin)
EARLIEST DATE: 1956 (OCroinin-Cronin)
KEYWORDS: war prison
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin-Cronin 189, "True Friends and Relations of High and Low Stations" (1 text)
NOTES: I have no idea what's going on here. Is this about a literal war? The first World War? The Irish Civil War? - BS
I would guess (wildly) the Boer War: A lot of Irish fought it, but Ireland was not in the political ferment that preceded the First World War. - RBW
Last updated in version 3.2
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.