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Jean Ritchie sings "Barbry Allen" a traditional Appalachian version of an old English folk song. It is a compelling story of unrequited love -- a popular theme throughout history in song and verse.


Oh Danny Boy (tune: A Londonderry Air) is a popular Irish folk song, and the National Anthem of Northern Ireland. This instrumental arrangement is for piano or keyboard, or download midi and mp3 files.


and all the little chickens in the garden (part of the chorus from an Irish folk song) I swear...if I gave my chickens the option they would be looking at me from the outside right next to the Western Bluebirds.

from Imagine This Music

Three Irish Folk Songs


Cocteau Twins' Elizabeth Fraser has collaborated with The Insects on a new version of Irish folk song "She Moved Through The Fair".