The Mathematician -- The Bould Georgie Boole (long version) performed by The Arthur Céilí Band, featuring Jim Flanagan & Mike Simpson. The full 8 verses!
An affectionate tribute to Engllish mathematician George Boole (1815-1864), who laid the foundations of the digital age. Note: 2 Nov 2015 marks the bicentennial of his birth, and he spent a significant part of his career as Prof of Maths at Queen's College, Cork.
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released November 2, 2015
"The Mathematician – The Bould Georgie Boole"
lyrics by Arthur Céilí, tune trad
Interpolated with “The Mathematician” tune written by J. Scott Skinner.
Performed by The Arthur Céilí Band, featuring Jim Flanagan (vocals, guitar) & Mike Simpson (fiddle, engineering, post production). Backing vocals by The Singing Kettles, executive production by Sally McHenry (we forgot to plug the kettle in).