James Connolly, The Wolfe Tones Song Lyrics And Guitar Chords
James Connelly was born in 1868 in a poor family, He was self-educated and became a brilliant public speaker. He was formost a militant workers leader in the Irish Transport And General Workers Union under the leadership of James Larkin. Just one week before the rising in 1916 he warned the Citizen army the odds were one thousand to one against winning. The song was also recorded by Donegal singer Margo, Johnny McEvoy, Charlie And The Bhoys Paddy Reilly and Jim McCann who used to play with The Dubliners.