Wearing of the Green

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Judy Garland

Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American actress, singer and vaudevillian. Described by Fred Astaire as "the greatest entertainer who ever lived" and renowned for her contralto voice, she attained international stardom throughout a career that spanned … more »

Oh, paddy dear and did you hear 
The news that's going 'round 
The shamrock is forbid by law 
To grow on Irish ground 

Saint Patrick's name no more you'll hear 
His colors can't be seen 
They've gone and passed a law against 
The wearing of the green 

Sure I looked to neighbor Tandy 
And he took me by the hand 
And he said how's dear old Ireland 
And how does she stand? 

It's a most distressful country 
That ever you have seen 
They're hanging men and woman 
For the wearing of the green 

Repeat first two verses 
Men and women, 
For the wearing of the green.

Written by: LEROY ANDERSON

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