March 2011 Irish etc.
Irish...Celtic...East Coast....pub songs for March
Sue Rogers posted on March 16, 2013 18:56
I've combined the lyrics from some of the oldest versions I could find by LeMessieurs - collected by Gerald Doyle and James Murphy.
Carla Beaton posted on March 16, 2013 18:28
Sue Rogers posted on February 23, 2012 22:20
Mairi's Wedding (also known as Marie's Wedding, the Lewis Bridal Song, or Mairi Bhan) is a Scottish folk song&nb...
Sue Rogers posted on February 23, 2012 17:03
"Beer, Beer, Beer", also titled "An Ode to Charlie Mopps - The Man Who Invented Beer" and "Charlie Mopps", is a fol...
Sue Rogers posted on November 03, 2011 19:50
Historically, the song has been referred to in Irish folklore and, since the late sixteenth century, it has been noted in written records—althou...
Sue Rogers posted on November 03, 2011 19:45
"When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" is a lighthearted song in tribute to Ireland. Its lyrics were written by Chauncey Olcott and George Graff, Jr....
Gordon Thomas posted on October 31, 2011 18:14
The Whistling Gypsy, sometimes known simply as The Gypsy Rover, is a well-known ballad composed and copyrighted by Dublin songwriter Leo M...
Sharon Baird posted on April 23, 2011 14:46
"Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral (That's an Irish Lullaby)" is a classic Irish-American song originally written in 1913 by composer James Royce Sh...
Sue Rogers posted on April 17, 2011 15:25
Last song of the old "Pig and Whistle Show"
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Sue Rogers posted on April 12, 2011 22:50
ON BUG NIGHT WE'LL USE THE (G) SONGSHEET!
YOU CAN PLAY ALONG WITH THE FIRST VIDEO USING THE (C) SONGSHEET. Remember that instead of [Dm7]...
Fiona posted on April 12, 2011 22:31
This is another of those songs which many people believe to be a traditional Scottish song, but like so many songs popularised during the 1960’s...
Sue Rogers posted on April 12, 2011 22:22
Background: "Breeks" - trousers or pants.
"Donald Where's Your Troosers?" is a comic song about a Scotsman who wears a...
Sharon Baird posted on April 12, 2011 22:19
"Danny Boy" is a ballad written by English songwriter Frederic Weatherly and usually set to the Irish tune of the "Londonderry Air"...
Sue Rogers posted on April 12, 2011 17:46
In a neat little town they call Belfast apprenticed to trade I was bound
And many an hour of sweet happiness I spent in that neat little town
Sue Rogers posted on February 26, 2011 21:45
Here's a really interesting link to the history of the song: http://www.helencreighton.org/collection/NSsong/
"Farewell to Nova Scoti...