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FreddyHeadey Lyr Req: Cod Liver Oil (30) RE: Lyr Req: Cod Liver Oil 27 Dec 18

“Colm O Lochlainn[1892 – 26 June 1972] writes of this extremely popular song:

‘Learnt in childhood from my father's cousin Alice Deady of Waterford (Mrs. Sam Allingham).
I well remember the advertisements in old magazines for Dr. De Jongh's Cod Liver Oil. Who wrote the song I do not know.
The tune is really Irish and I have heard it put to Davis's song ‘The Grave of Wolfe Tone’.”

More Irish Street Ballads, Colm O Lochlainn,
Three Candles Press, 1968.
Jim CarrollÓ_Lochlainn 

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