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  1. The Lakes of Coolfin tells the tragic story relating to the drowning of a young boy. Lyrics begin: It was early one mornin' young Willie arose, and off to his comrade's bed chamber did go.
  2. Cyril Phillips sang The Lakes of Coolfin, on at the Lewes Arms, Mount Place, Lewes, Sussex. This recording made by Karl Dallas was released in the following year on the Transatlantic album The Brave Ploughboy: Songs and Stories in a Sussex Pub. Dave Burland sang The Lakes of Shilin on his album Songs and Buttered Haycocks.
  3. There are deep and false waters in the Lake of Coolfin." It was very soon after, Willie's sister awoke And unto her mother all sadly she spoke, "Oh I dreamt a sad dream about Willie last night He came to my room in a shroud of snow white." Willie's mother arose, and she went to the lake, She called her son's name, and she wept for his sake.
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  6. The tune is also known as Willie Lennox, Willie Leonard and The Lakes of Col Flynn. Some versions tell the story of a hero who drowns in the lake. The lake is variously named Col Fin, Col Flynn, Cold Finn, Cool Flynn, Coolfin, Coephin, and Coulfin. The named lake is no longer on the map.
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