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Danny Boy : the legend of the beloved Irish ballad

Author: Malachy McCourt
Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press, [2002] ©2002
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McCourt, Malachy.
Danny Boy : The Legend Of The Beloved Irish Ballad.
New York : Running Press, ©2014
Named Person: F E Weatherly; F E Weatherly
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Malachy McCourt
ISBN: 9780762455003 0762455004 1306433142 9781306433143
OCLC Number: 868489534
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Table of Contents; Introduction; An Ave there for me: The Melody; From glen to glen: Lyrics Meet Melody; The pipes are calling: The Questions; The valley's hushed and white with snow: The Land of Derry; Tell me that you love me: The Pop History of ""Danny Boy""; Epilogue: In sunshine or in shadow: What Does It All Mean?; Appendix: Discography and Timeline. An Ave there for me: The Melody 14 --
From glen to glen: Lyrics Meet Melody 32 --
The pipes are calling: The Questions 52 --
The valley's hushed and white with snow: The Land of Derry 72 --
Tell me that you love me: The Pop History of "Danny Boy" 88 --
Epilogue: In sunshine or in shadow: What Does It All mean? 96.
Responsibility: Malachy McCourt.

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The bestselling author of "A Monk Swimming" turns his Irish eye to "Danny Boy's" complex history and myths in an eloquent ode to this classic song.  Read more...

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