My primary school music teacher in Longsight, Minstral boy and dickMiss Hedgewick instilled a love of folk music in us that survived the sadism of secondary school theory teachers etc! Although, reading this topic, I realise that my most-eschewed musical term, "Celtic music", may have some redeeming virtue. Whether your ancestry includes Irish roots or not, one cannot help but admire a group of immigrants who, in spite of the poor treatment they received on arrival, went on to support their new home, many giving all they had. Please click here to manage your MP3 cart content. The words Minstral boy and dick the song are simple and, originally, comprised only two short verses; the tune has what musicians call a "part A" and "part B," the two played together for each verse.