Home Music Articles Forums Blog Chat More...      

Sam Hall / The Humours of Ballyloughlin


by

Jean-Christophe

 Genre: Celtic

Get Flash to see this player.

Description
Didier Lefaux (vocals, guitar)
Jean-Christophe Ploquin (12 string guitar)
Leave a Comment
You must be registered and logged-in to comment.
Lyrics
Oh me name it is Sam Hall chimney sweep, chimney sweep
Oh me name it is Sam Hall chimney sweep
Oh me name it is Sam Hall and I've robbed both great and small
And my neck will pay for all when I die, when I die
And my neck will pay for all when I die

I have twenty pounds in store, that's not all, that's not all
I have twenty pounds in store, that's not all
I have twenty pounds in store and I'll rob for twenty more
For the rich must help the poor, so must I, so must I
For the rich must help the poor, so must I

Oh they brought me to Cootehill in a cart, in a cart
Oh they brought me to Cootehill in a cart
Oh they brought me to Cootehill there I stopped to make my will
For the best of friends must part, so must I, so must I
For the best of friends must part, so must I

Up the ladder I did grope, that's no joke, that's no joke
Up the ladder I did grope, that's no joke
Up the ladder I did grope and the hangman pulled the rope
Oh a ne'er a word I spoke, tumbling down, tumbling down
Oh a ne'er a word I spoke tumbling down
Song Stats
Hits: 1243
Comments: 3
Fans: 2
Plays: 32
Downloads: 0
Votes: 1
Uploaded: Oct 31, 2011 - 12:41:08 PM
Last Updated: Oct 31, 2011 - 12:41:08 PM Last Played: Mar 27, 2017 - 03:44:27 AM
Song License
Creative Commons License:
Attribution-NoDerivs-NonCommercial

Creative Commons

Song Actions
share on facebook share on twitter
Comments
richard13 said 2234 days ago (October 31st, 2011)
Bravo!
Very nicely played and sung. Is it traditional or original?
Check out my latest song called one last night with you
Jean-Christophe said 2232 days ago (November 2nd, 2011)
reply
"Sam Hall" is a traditional song, from County Cavan (Ulster) Ireland; it's the story about an Irish man hanged by the English cause he had no resource but robbing. "Humours of Ballyloughlin" is a great piper tune.
Feter said 2233 days ago (October 31st, 2011)
Sam Hall / The Humours of Ballyloughlin
Brilliant ... great singing and guitar accompaniment ..is it original song ? ..great pickin at the second part ...kudos ...thanks a lot for sharing !!
Check out my latest song called Roll with it
Fan List
Artist Info
artist photo
Name: Jean-Christophe PLOQUIN
Location: SOTTEVILLE-LES-ROUEN France
send a note
I'm a french guitarist and I play many different fingerpicking styles on several guitars. I'm well known on Second Life as JeanChristophe Chevalier. My band : www.normainn.com My album "Eclectique" is on sale : CD : MP3 : ... [see more]

Check out some of my other songs:

Genre Info
Celtic music is a broad grouping of musical genres that evolved out of the folk musical traditions of the Celtic peoples of Western Europe. The term Celtic music may refer to both orally-transmitted traditional music and recorded popular music with o

More songs in Celtic:

Chat
Who's Online
158US
Invisible Members: 0
Visitors: 100