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.
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Harry Dunn

Mr. Whalen gives us the tragic story of a young man going into the lumber woods against his mother's wishes.
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The Southern Cross

Mr. Whelan's rendition of an account of one of the great sealing disasters.
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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.
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The Leaving of Merasheen

Helen and Cyril Whelan's version of this lament about leaving home written by Ernie Wilson.