“”The Rising of the Moon.”

The Rising Of The Moon, The High Kings

I think it was Robert Anton Wilson who noted that songs like this could be dangerous to a man’s head, not to mention his neck.  That they are, and that is just the way of it.


  • Catseye says:

    Nevr heard the song sung before all the versions I’ve heard over the years have been instrumental. Thanks.

  • Brian Swisher says:

    The tune goes to a lot of songs, Catseye (the Irish are into recycling, as it were…). The Wearin’ of the Green is one such, also The Army of the Free, a song about Fitz John Porter’s division in our own Civil War…

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