The Fairy Reel (John Watt) Last night i dreamed that I went strollin down the fairy glen I dreamed I saw the little folk in Ireland once again I watched them have a ceili around the fairy tree a hundred thousand welcomes the fairies gave to me. cho: Come and see the fairies round the fairy tree it is the finest spectacle that eyes could ever see you'll see them dance so merrily, they bounce from toe to heel come and see the fairies, dance the fairy reel. They wore shoes of golden leather, cloaks of emerald green upon their little heads they wore are a scarlet red cobeen they wore rings of sparkling diamonds, bangles oh so grand what a wealth of treasure they must have in fairy land. The king was dancing with the queen, the princess with the prince and all the other fairies joined in an Irish dance the music played so sweetly as the moonlit shone they danced and played together this bunch of leprechauns When I awoke I lay and thought of all that I had seen and all those little leprechauns dancing in my dreams thats why ths Irish people sing and dance and joke they take a good example from the little fairy folk. (repeat chorus) Copyright John Watt My favourite song about the little folk is called ""The Fairy Reel"" written and recorded by John Watt, Ireland's Singing Farmer, about 20 years ago. Available on Cassette called "John Watt-Ireland's Singing Farmer" (Homespun Records cat# HRL-127) by calling Outlet Records in Belfast. Tel 011-44-1232-322826. Also recorded by Theresa Duffy on the same label. BO'B OCT98
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