Aoife O’Donovan: ‘The Lakes of Pontchartrain’

This is an old Irish/American folk song, done beautifully by many traditional singers, notably by Paul Brady. Here it is performed by the wonderful Aoife O’Donovan, who I first heard as the lead singer of ‘Crooked Still’.

Interesting discussion on this song at Mudcat here.


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Tim Chesterton

Family man; pastor of St. Margaret's Anglican Church on Ellerslie Road, Edmonton; storyteller; traditional folk musician and occasional songwriter. Email me at timchesterton at outlook dot com.

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