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The Resource Danny boy : the legend of the beloved Irish ballad, Malachy McCourt ; interior designed by Bill Jones ; edited by Hamilton Cain, Gilbert King, and Molly Jay, (electronic resource/)

Danny boy : the legend of the beloved Irish ballad, Malachy McCourt ; interior designed by Bill Jones ; edited by Hamilton Cain, Gilbert King, and Molly Jay, (electronic resource/)

Label
Danny boy : the legend of the beloved Irish ballad
Title
Danny boy
Title remainder
the legend of the beloved Irish ballad
Statement of responsibility
Malachy McCourt ; interior designed by Bill Jones ; edited by Hamilton Cain, Gilbert King, and Molly Jay
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCourt, Malachy
Dewey number
782.42162/9162
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML3654.4
LC item number
.M33 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jones, Bill
  • Cain, Hamilton
  • King, Gilbert
  • Jay, Molly
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Weatherly, F. E.
  • Weatherly, F. E.
  • Folk music
  • Songs, English
  • MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Voice
  • MUSIC / Lyrics
  • MUSIC / Printed Music / Vocal
  • Folk music
  • Songs, English
  • Folk music
  • Londonderry air
  • Songs, English
  • Weatherly, F.E.
  • Ireland
Label
Danny boy : the legend of the beloved Irish ballad, Malachy McCourt ; interior designed by Bill Jones ; edited by Hamilton Cain, Gilbert King, and Molly Jay, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=753348
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes discography
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn874180145
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (142 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780762455003
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)874180145
  • (Sirsi) a1818733
Label
Danny boy : the legend of the beloved Irish ballad, Malachy McCourt ; interior designed by Bill Jones ; edited by Hamilton Cain, Gilbert King, and Molly Jay, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=753348
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes discography
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn874180145
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (142 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780762455003
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)874180145
  • (Sirsi) a1818733

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