Celtic Folk Music and Culture

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 Title:  Ballads from the pubs of Ireland
  Contributor:  Healy, James N. (editor)
  Publisher:  Mercier Press
  Place of Publication:  Cork
  Date of Publication:  1966
  Original Date of Publ:  1965
  Publication Number:  90025
  Number of Pages:  142 p.
  Binding Style:  Paperback
  Dimensions:  7 in.
  Contents:  John Twomey's drinking song ; Songs to go with a pint: Bottles of black porter -- The jug of punch -- Whiskey in the jar -- Barry of Macroom -- The Ballyhooley Blue Ribbon Army ; Parties, hoolies, celebrations and occasions: the Tipperary christening -- Lannigan's ball -- De night before Larry was stretched -- Finnigan's wake -- The oul' Triangle ; Wandering poets and balladmakers: The bard of Armagh -- The shilling a night -- The valley of Knockanure -- The Doneraile litany -- MacNamara's bilingual ballad -- Oldan Séan OTúama ; Sporting occasions: Carrigaline Hurlers -- Part of 'the Kerry Footballers' -- The Bould Tadhy Quill -- Sun-stricken Dan -- Donal na Greine -- The rattle-away breed -- Limerick races -- The fair of Kinsale -- The Wren boys song ; Songs from Cork: The night the goat broke loose on a grand parade -- Stickin' out a mile from Blarney -- When bananas grow on gaslamps in Blackpool -- Dear old city by the Lee -- The prety girls of Cork ; Songs from other places: Old Skibbereen -- The Mullingar heifer -- Oh, Limerick is beautiful -- Rineanna -- Cockles and mussels ; The girls, God bless 'em: The German clockwinder -- Courtin' in the kitchen -- The sailor boy -- The croppy boy -- Ball o' yarn -- The bonny boy -- The widow of Donaghadee -- Brian Og and Molly Bawn -- The low backed car ; Patriotic songs: The boys of Kilmichael -- The boys from County Cork -- The first Cork brigade -- The man from Mullingar -- Johnny, I hardly knew ye -- Salonika -- The sash me father wore -- The boys of Wexford -- The rising of the moon -- Whack fol the diddle ; Highwaymen and robbers: A lament on the execution of Captain Brennan -- Bold Captain Freney -- The Kilmainham minuet -- Street ballad ; Songs of remembrance and home: The moon behind the hill -- Mush mush -- I'll tell my ma -- Crickelwood -- Shake hands with your Uncle Mike -- The parting glass
  Notes:  Lyrics and commentary on each song. Some of the songs also include musical notation of the melody. Includes an index of first lines.
  Format:  Book
  Subject - Culture:  Irish
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  Subject - Topic:  Ballads, Drinking songs
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  Subject - Genre:  Song-book