A Few of Cyril and Helen's Songs The Bonnie Bunch of Roses Mr. and Mrs. Whelan sing together this old tune about Napoleon talking to his mother. Harry Dunn Mr. Whalen gives us the tragic story of a young man going into the lumber woods against his mother's wishes. The Southern Cross Mr. Whelan's rendition of an account of one of the great sealing disasters. When the Postman Delivered the Letter Mr. and Mrs. Whelan give us a poignant tale of a mother receiving the last letter from her darling boy. The Leaving of MerasheenHelen and Cyril Whelan's version of this lament about leaving home written by Ernie Wilson.