Danny Boy

Danny Boy

The Legend of the Beloved Irish Ballad

eBook - 2013
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Everyone can hum this haunting Irish ballad that inevitably brings a tear to the eye. The most requested Irish song, it has been recorded by a variety of performers ranging from Elvis Presley, Bing Crosby, and Kate Smith to the Pogues. The complete story of this moving tune has been shrouded in mystery until now. Where did ""Danny Boy"" originate, who actually wrote the lyrics, and is it even Irish? Acclaimed novelist, actor, memoirist, screenwriter, playwright, and raconteur, Malachy McCourt, turns his Irish eye to the song's complex history and myths in an eloquent ode to this classic. He tr.
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Running Press, 2013.
Copyright Date: ©2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (142 pages)

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