Random musings on whatever subject strikes my fancy, published every other day.

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And So This is Christmas

Fifty years ago, this was.

The Star

The Star of the County Down is an old Irish folk song with many, many recorded versions out there.

I originally came to like this song from a very down-tempo version of it, something similar to this (not this one exactly, the one I heard was still a bit slower). I liked that one fine.

So when I first heard Van Morrison do this next version:

I thought, what’s his freakin’ hurry?

But then I heard the O.G. do this

I can get behind this version. After all, it’s the Irish Rovers.

But the next one really gets the blood flowing:

Anyway… feel free to link your own in the comments.

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