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"Follow Me Up to Carlow" is an Irish folk song celebrating the defeat of an army of 3,000 English soldiers by Fiach McHugh O'Byrne at the Battle of Glenmalure, during the Second Desmond Rebellion in 1580.

The air is reputed to have first been performed by the pipers of Feagh MacHugh in 1580.

The words were written by Patrick Joseph McCall (1861–1919). It was traditionally arranged by Planxty. It is notable as one of the most graphically violent… read more


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  • Avatar for tazwelder
    You just cant beat it great stuff
  • Avatar for Tom_Pullings
  • Avatar for alexplows
    i love planxtys version of this tune!
  • Avatar for wackersska
    roll on paddys day oh feck its tomorrow might as well stay drunk
  • Avatar for buriuk
    wunderbare stimme
  • Avatar for DoctorRobert1
    Love Planxty.
  • Avatar for hondo74
    All the children of the Gael.
  • Avatar for harryno
    schöner Song,nur zu kurz!!!
  • Avatar for CJOK
    'inshallah' my arse. Take your terrorist garbage somewheres else or post your Allah crazed shite on a song's page that is actually relevant to your shitehole Lebanon. Perhaps it would be better received on an Al Qaeda theme song page. p.s.: the Quran makes great toilet paper.
  • Avatar for nassermashadi
    inshallah there will be no more imperialist cocks crowing on anybody elses rocks. Look left to see what happened to the Zionist cocks to dared to crow on Lebanons rock.

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