‘The City Of Chicago’ – An emigrant remembers

We’d a letter to the show this week from a former Donegal emigrant, who recalls how the song, ‘The City of Chicago’, moved him to tears as an emigrant in the 1980’s. His memories are of the famous Christy Moore version, and he’s not impressed with the latest recording of the song. The writer of the song, Luka Bloom, aka Barry Moore, tell us the story behind it