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Who sang The Blacksmith?

Steeleye Span released the song The Blacksmith. Date of release: 1970.

Release date: 1970
Duration: 03:39

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The meaning of the song 'The Blacksmith ', based on the lyrics
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🎶 The Blacksmith song analysis
The song is about a blacksmith who courted the protagonist and won their heart with his hammer skills. However, the protagonist's partner has gone away and they fear for their safety. Later, they hear that their partner has gotten married to someone else and they are heartbroken. The lyrics end with the protagonist feeling betrayed and hurt by their partner's broken promises.

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