Seamus Ennis has left us a treasure book of songs rich in the tradition of Ireland. Not only was he a composer/performer, he also became a music historian , researching and reviving songs that were on the brink of oblivion in an age when people almost forgot Gaelic. As I Roved Out is ne of his masterpieces which, the first time I heard that song, it cemented itself in my consciousness like a body part. Amusing, quirky and at times mostly funny, Seamus is one of those responsible in bringing the tradition back to the mainstream. I salute this guy who, upon leaving this world physically, remains immortal in our hearts and souls. This video is from the 1965 RTE session.