The Jolly Beggar

from by Dan O'Shea

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Reputedly about King James V of Scotland, who apparently dressed as a beggar in order to seduce country girls. I'm still baffled about how he did it...


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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