Anyone who has ever been in a university dorm with someone who owns a guitar will be all too familiar with this classic. It must be up there with Dylan’s Blowin’ In The Wind as a favourite of drunken young hipsters everywhere across the Celtic Isles.
Sadly, this song is relevant today as we face into an increasing homeless crisis across Ireland due to the failures of government and the greed of those who already have too much.
Ralph McTell is a musical genius and seems like a nice fella as well. Not like that Van Morrison bollox.