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Everyone can hum this haunting Irish ballad that inevitably brings a tear to the eye. For all its popularity, the most requested "Irish" song and its origins still remain an enigma. Is it even Irish? Did the song initially grace the Irish counntryside as the winsome ballad of an itinerant piper, or did it first take form as a blind musician's bow danced across the strings of a fiddle?

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