Fields of Athenry

Blackout, Dropkick Murphys

Contributors
Bagpipes: Joe Delaney
Vocals: Al Barr
Bass, Vocals: Ken Casey
Drums, Bodhrán, Vocals: Matt Kelly
Guitar, Vocals: James Lynch
Guitar, Accordion, Vocals: Marc Orrell
Lyrics

By a lonely prison wall,
I heard a young girl calling
Michael, they have taken you away,
For you stole Trevelyan's corn,
So the young might see the morn.
Now a prison ship lies waiting in the bay.

Low lie the fields of Athenry
Where once we watched the small free birds fly
Our love was on the wing, we had dreams and songs to sing
It's so lonely 'round the fields of Athenry.

By a lonely prison wall,
I heard a young man calling
Nothing matters, Mary, when you're free
Against the famine and the Crown,
I rebelled, they cut me down.
Now you must raise our child with dignity.

Low lie the fields of Athenry
Where once we watched the small free birds fly
Our love was on the wing, we had dreams and songs to sing
It's so lonely 'round the fields of Athenry.

By a lonely harbor wall,
she watched the last star falling
As that prison ship sailed out against the sky
Sure she'll wait and hope and pray,
for her love in Botany Bay
It's so lonely 'round the fields of Athenry.

It's so lonely 'round the fields of Athenry.

Low lie the fields of Athenry
Where once we watched the small free birds fly
Our love was on the wing, we had dreams and songs to sing
It's so lonely 'round the fields of Athenry.

Upcoming Shows

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  1. 9.20.2019
    Springfield, MA
    MassMutual Center
  2. 9.21.2019
    Erie, PA
    Erie Insurnace Arena
  3. 9.21.2019
    Asbury Park, NJ
    (Sept 21-22) Sea Hear Now Festival
  4. 9.24.2019
    Raleigh, NC
    The Red Hat Amphitheater
  5. 9.25.2019
    Charlotte, NC
    Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre

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