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Nancy Ray: Music

Butcher Boy

(Nancy Ray: vocals, Tom Dean: guitar & bass, Joyce Andersen: fiddle)
November, 2005
Traditional
This is one of those typical sad celtic songs wherein the woman is abandonned by her lover and left to deal with the shame of her pregnancy. There are so many songs like this...I like the emotions it evokes but it is also why I choose songs where the woman has the "upper hand".