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The star of the County Down

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Near to Banbridge town, in the County Down
traditional Irish tune 'My Love Nell'
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This traditional Irish ballad is set near the town of Banbridge in County Down. It tells the story of a young man who meets a pretty girl ‘the star of County Down’ and imagines their courtship and eventual marriage.

from notes by The King's Singers © 2014


More songs my father taught me
CDA67374Archive Service
My Lagan love - other songs of Ireland
CDH88023Archive Service
Studio Master: SIGCD393Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 27 on CDA67374 [1'54] Archive Service
Track 20 on CDH88023 [2'12] Archive Service
Track 12 on SIGCD393 [3'53] Download only

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