Jim Sharkey
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This is a song called "Sweet Anne's Road"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Sharkey Sep 16, 2016. 2 Replies

"Sweet Anne's Road" is about the war in Afghanistan and its effect on a young couple from the rural Copper Hill area of Virginia. I grew up in Ireland and although the story of the song deals with…Continue

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This is a song called "Sweet Anne's Road"

"Sweet Anne's Road" is about the war in Afghanistan and its effect on a young couple from the rural Copper Hill area of Virginia. I grew up in Ireland and although the story of the song deals with rural America the air is influenced by the Irish folk music I grew up with around Ballaghadereen, County Roscommon. I was on my way to Floyd, Virginia, one day from Roanoke and I passed a road that, out of the corner of my eye read, "Sweet Anne's Road" and thought it a lovely name for a road. However,…See More
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Salisbury
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North Carolina
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Voice, acoustic guitar, harmonica, bodhran
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Professional
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I write songs in the Irish folk song tradition and play throughout Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

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