The Dubliners - Phill The Fluter's Ball

The Dubliners
Song Name: Phill The Fluter's Ball
By: The Dubliners ( The Dubliners )
Country: Ireland
Song Local Name: Phill The Fluter's Ball
Album: 30 Years a Greying
Link to buy: Discogs
Genre: Irish folk music , folk music of Ireland , traditional music of Ireland
Date Added: 22 Aug 2019
Yuri Bonilha

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Phill The Fluter's Ball by The Dubliners is part of folk music tradition in/by Ireland. Folk Music of Ireland is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Phill The Fluter's Ball (or folk music of Ireland), other than checking Ireland you can also check music of England and Scotland. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

The Dubliners were an Irish folk band founded in Dublin in 1962 as The Ronnie Drew Ballad Group after its founding member; they subsequently renamed themselves The Dubliners. The line-up saw many changes over their fifty-year career, but the group's success was centred on lead singers Luke Kelly and Ronnie Drew. The band garnered international success with their lively Irish folk songs, traditional street ballads and instrumentals.

Composer: Percy French (1854-1920)

The song is based upon a story about a flute player who organized a ball for all the locals to attend. During the ball he passed the hat around, raising the money he needed to pay his rent as well as a tidy profit. The event was very well attended and fun was had by all.

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