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Danny Boy - Seamus Kennedy - By Popular Demand, Vol. 1 (CD, Album)


  1. The concept of a single CD or multi-track recording focusing on a single melody has always seemed out of reach -- at least in a manner that would hold me in rapture from beginning to end. This CD did the job! In spades! Who could imagine the likes of Al Hirt, James /5(20).
  2. Seamus Kennedy discography and songs: Music profile for Seamus Kennedy.
  3. Seamus Kennedy, originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, has been entertaining audiences all over the United States for the past 27 years. With a ready w.
  4. Sep 25,  · Although the song “Danny Boy” has come to symbolize the Irish Diaspora and Irish national pride, its author was not Irish at all. Frederic Edward Weatherly () was a busy English lawyer who also wrote novels, children’s books, libretti, and the lyrics to some ballads and songs.
  5. Apr 16,  · Wyclef Jean, the lead singer of the hip-hop group the Fugees, apparently a favorite of Mr. Kennedy's, was chosen as the soloist for the ceremony and sang the Jimmy Cliff reggae song ''Many Rivers to Cross.'' His favorite Irish song “Carrickfergus”.
  6. Get all the lyrics to songs by Seamus Kennedy and join the Genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics.
  7. In Bath, Somerset in , English lawyer and lyricist Frederic Weatherly initially wrote the words to "Danny Boy" to a tune other than "Londonderry Air". After his Irish-born sister-in-law Margaret (known as Jess) in the United States sent him a copy of "Londonderry Air" in (an alternative version of the story has her singing the air to him in with different lyrics), Weatherly.
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