Friday, May 04, 2012

Brigit Hymn Made From Traditional Irish Song

American musician Craig Olson has done a slightly altered version of the traditional Irish song "Brigid O'Malley" in honour of the goddess Brigit. Nicely done, though the links to his website are maddening.

This is one of my all-time favourite Irish songs, so I will follow this version with a couple of traditional ones, first in Irish, then in English.

In its original state, a love song to a woman and not a goddess, here is the Irish band, The Corrs, with Brid Og Ni Mhaille (Gaelige):

And the Scottish band Silly Wizard's English language version, still traditional, still beautiful:

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