Mary and the Soldier

from by Dan O'Shea

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In this song Mary tries to persuade a soldier to allow her to travel to far-off lands with him. Surprisingly, there is no cross-dressing or deceit.


from Idle Fellows and Merrymakers, released May 30, 2012



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Dan O'Shea Falmouth, UK

Dan O'Shea is a hearty singer of traditional song, with a broad repertoire spanning the breadth of the British Isles. His songs are sung with passion and conviction, whether sung a'cappella or accompanied on the tenor mandola, bouzouki or accordion. He can be found singing in the street, at festivals around the UK, or in league with the acclaimed Falmouth Fish Sea Shanty Collective. ... more

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