Celtic Folk Music and Culture

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 Title:  Ireland sings: An anthology of modern and ancient Irish songs and ballads
  Author:  Behan, Dominic
  Publisher:  Essex Music
  Place of Publication:  London
  Date of Publication:  1965
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  Number of Pages:  136, xii p.
  Binding Style:  Paperback
  Dimensions:  8.5 in.
  Contents:  A brave new world -- An Raim tu ag an gCarraig (Were you at the rock?) -- A nation once again -- A pound for to lend -- As I was going o'er the moor -- Bad luck to the marching -- The ballad of Oliver St. John Gogarty -- The bonny bunch of roses -- Boolavogue -- The boy from Wexford -- The boss, alas -- Brian O'Lynn -- The brown and yellow ale -- The butcher of Cloucester D -- The brown thorn bush -- Carricroe -- The castle of Drumboe -- Child wedding -- Cheer up, Russell Street -- Come all you brave united men -- The Connaught Rangers -- Crooked Jack -- Dicey Riley -- Dirty Lane -- Down in yonder meadow -- The Dublin Fusiliers -- Exiles -- The fair tormentor -- Fineen the rover -- Finnegan's wake -- Get me down petticoat -- How Caesar was driven from Ireland -- Irish astronomy -- Joe Brady -- Johnny, I hardly knew yeh -- Join the British army -- The Kerry boatman -- Kimmage -- The landlord and the leprechaun -- The Lee -- The leg -- The Limerick rake -- Lilli Bulero -- Liverpool Lou -- Love is teasing -- Love of my heart -- Lonely days -- Maids, when you are young -- Master McGrath -- The man from Wexford -- The merry ploughboy -- Mighty Millhouse (Arkle) -- Mo Buacaillain Donn -- The Mountjoy Hotel -- Mr. Murphy's tar-macadam highways -- Mother England -- Mrs. Hooligan's Christmas cake -- Mrs. McHugh has up and died -- The murderer's dog -- My bonny brown boy -- The new free staters -- No love no more -- Not a star from the flag shall fade -- Oh, gentle youth -- Old Erin in the sea -- Oul leather britches -- Patrick Lynch's boat -- The patriot game -- Pat and the Gangerman -- The pawnshop -- Poem -- My redheaded Mot from Ringsend -- The ragman's ball -- The River Sila -- The rocks of Bawn -- The saint -- The sea around us -- Sean O'Dwyer of the glen -- Sit yeh down and I'll treat yeh decent -- The Sean Bean Boct -- Sleep, my love -- Sliab na Mban -- Smith of Bristol -- The Sodding -- Song from the backwoods -- The South Down militia -- The spinning wheel song -- There came three Jews -- Three farmers from the north -- To die for Ireland -- The Twangman's revenge -- The Tip'rary recruit -- Trust in drink -- Walk, my love -- The Waxie's Dargle -- The wearing of the green -- When I'm twenty -- Yeh men of Sweet Liberties Halls -- Young Johnny is mine -- The zoological gardens
  Notes:  Texts and musical notation for the melodies, plus chord letters. Includes a 'Note to young singers,' Notes on some song makers of the past, plus notes on each song.
  Format:  Book
  Subject - Culture:  Irish
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  Subject - Genre:  Song-book