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Sam Hall
On July 29, 1969
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Welcome to King Laoghaire - Irish Ballads and Tunes!
Here you will find information about the following:
Six musicians playing Irish and Scottish music. Concentrating on the ballads and the dance tunes. Listen to songs from our Albums.

Check out the Photo Gallery and the Videos for a visual history of the band. See the Tour Dates to find out where the band will be appearing and the News section for more detailed information concerning the group and it's members. Don't forget the King Laoghaire Influences, which include some great artists.
A collection of lyrics mainly from Ireland and Scotland in the english language, but also some in gaelic. Some songs are from other english speaking countries. Many lyrics have midi tunes available.

There are currently lyrics to 673 songs in the archive, and it's growing.
Nothing beats a good discussion over a pint... Discuss everything regarding traditional music with others! Exchange tunes in ABC format.

Can't find what you are looking for in The Ballad Archive? Try posting a request in The Forum. There's always someone who's willing to share their information, that's the power of the Internet.
NEWEST ADDITIONS
to the Ballad Archive:
1. Dixieland
2. The Body Of An American
3. Toon O' Kelso
4. Maggie May
5. The McGregors
MOST POPULAR BALLADS
in July:
1. Ireland's Call
2. Isn't It Grand Boys
3. The Soldier's Song
4. A Mother's Love Is A Blessing
5. The Raggle Taggle Gypsy
MOST POPULAR BALLADS
of all time:
1. Ireland's Call
2. The Soldier's Song
3. The Raggle Taggle Gypsy
4. All For Me Grog
5. A Mother's Love Is A Blessing