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30 August 2017 0 Comments

The Fields of Athenry

Written by Pete St John 1970’s By a lonely prison wall, I heard a young girl calling Michael they are taking you away, For you stole Trevelyn’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 […]

30 August 2017 0 Comments

Flower of Scotland

Written by Roy Williamson (from the Corries) in 1967   Oh Flower Of Scotland, When will we see, your like again That fought and died for Yer wee bit hill and glen And stood against him Proud Edward’s army And sent him homeward Tae think again The hills are bare now And autumn leaves lie […]

29 April 2012 0 Comments

Nora

Music & words (c) Rudy Sunde 2008 In 1860, Waikawa way A schooner was launched, a fine spring day “Oamaru Lass” the name on her bow She looked oh so sweet and sailed oh so proud Sailed from Waikawa to Oamaru bay Blown on the beach, there she did lay Floated once more, a change […]