Hey Hey Hippy Witch

by Alison O'Donnell

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released January 1, 2009

Recorded by contributors at many locations. Alison recorded by Geoffrey Perrin, Dublin, mastering by G. Perrin. Artwork Dominic Cooper. Album dedicated to Jenni McLean (RIP).



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Alison O'Donnell Dublin, Ireland

Singer, musician, writer of songs & soundscapes. Collaborator in a number of bands across folk, trad, alternative & cross genres. Long career going back to Mellow Candle as a teenager. Student of United Bible Studies. Songs are meaningful and frequently pastoral and poetic, sung with passion and heart.
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Track Name: Harbour Boy
Tow-headed harbour boy who could not hear ...
Track Name: No Meek Chrism
I sailed away on a slender thought, mushroom into a brimming dream ...
Track Name: The Plant and The Page
After the rigours of state to state, the drag of coast to coast ...
Track Name: Come Unto Me
Mother could not face the task despite the holy words bestowed ...
Track Name: Fires Down Under
A million bushes crackle and burn beneath the roaring of a red rage ...
Track Name: Song of The Gael
They sing songs of the Gael, they tell of all the old tales ...
Track Name: The Gay Balladeer
I'm so very pleased to meet you said the gay balladeer ...
Track Name: March of the Strawberry Blondes
Oh sister once burned at the stake for your bloody hair glinting in the sun.
Track Name: Pointed Thinking Cap
All my faces to the world, each one hiding something ...
Track Name: The Flight of the Valiant Earls
The ancient Brehon law unjustly swept away ...
Track Name: Sparking The Flame
Barely an acorn of innocence remains from childhood ...
Track Name: Dated But Still Lovely
Charity shops and the need to be thrifty ...
Track Name: To the Brow of the Hill and Back
I do not remember the clock's location too well when we lay beneath newspapers to sleep for the night ...