Liam Neeson: ‘I want to be in the film of the San Patricios’
One of the album’s highlights is stirring narration of the song With music by Paddy Moloney and
Neeson was enthralled by the song, according to Moloney.
“The lyrics go: ‘We are the San Patricios, a brave and gallant band. There’ll be no white flag flying within this green command. We are the San Patricios, we have but one demand, to see the Yankees safely home across the Rio Grande . . . We’ve disappeared from history like footprints in the sand, but our song is in the tumbleweeds and our love is in this land. But if in the desert moonlight, you see a ghostly band, We are the men who died for freedom across the Rio Grande.’
“Liam gave it his all when narrating it, and when he was finished it, he shouted out ‘ He also said that if ever there was a film made of the story – which there really should be – he wants