The Lonesome Boatman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The Lonesome Boatman
The Lonesome Boatman.jpeg
Studio album by Finbar & Eddie Furey
Released 1969 (1969)
Label Transatlantic

The Lonesome Boatman is a 1969 album by the Irish folk music duo Finbar & Eddie Furey. It is best known for its title track which is played hauntingly on a tin whistle, as well as its version of the traditional ballad Carnlough Bay.

In recent times the song has featured at football matches, most notably performed by fans of Glasgow team, Celtic FC.