I recently had the honour to bring a neighbour’s vision to life, of which the lyrics and melody had resided solely in his mind and heart for decades. My arrangement attempts to do it justice with the use of some traditional Irish instrumentation.
A note from the author:
“This song is in memory of my wife, Blanche Shields, who died in a car crash at the age of 29. The year following the accident, I spent some time wandering the countryside of southwest Ireland, which provided the inspiration for the song.
For Blanche and all those loved ones whose lives have been cut short….”