Friday, December 19, 2008

Kevin Barry

(Song begins at 1:06)
Traditional Irish
Rise Up Singing chapter: Struggle, p.215
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"Reports of his torture in Mountjoy Jail soon circulated but Barry refused to name his comrades. He was given a death sentence but it was widely believed that this sentence would be commuted, and that the British authorities would not dare to execute an eighteen year-old..." source biography and lyrics
Alternate biography

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