A collection of Ireland’s greatest and best loved ballads, including the lyrics, music and chords, along with an introductory piece on each song. Illustrated with photographs and woodcuts. A beautiful guide to the cream of the Irish ballad tradition. Songs of love, yearning, revolution, celebration, emigration, mourning, fun, famine, drinking and more.

A collection of powerful yet beautiful ballads of Ireland, placed in and reflecting historical events and traditions. All have stood the test of time and present to the world the uniqueness of Irish history and her musical and revolutionary traditions.

Including: Are You Right There Michael? Danny Boy, Kevin Barry, I’ll Tell Me Ma, The Irish Rover, Molly Malone, The Rare Old Mountain Dew, The Rocky Road to Dublin, The Rose of Tralee, Whiskey in the Jar, etc

Best-Loved Irish Ballads celebrates the songs and tradition of Irish music. 

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ISBN/EAN 9781788492201
Author Emma Byrne and Eoin O'Brien
Publisher The O'Brien Press
Publication date 10 Oct 2020
Format Hardback
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Best-Loved Irish Ballads

Emma Byrne and Eoin O'Brien

Carefully selected ballads from Irish history, culture and heritage. Well-known and loved Irish songs. A perfect gift. Stunning photographs and woodcuts throughout.

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