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Thread #19332   Message #663656
Posted By: Murph10566
06-Mar-02 - 10:43 AM
Thread Name: Singalong songs for St. Patrick's Day
Subject: RE: Singalong songs for St. Patrick's Day
Here's a basic set (cheat) list I use for quick reference - (Key + Lead Lyric)... Of course, I've got the font size blown up to fourteen to help these old eyes read more easily...

Over the years, I've tried to weed out the 'Stage Irish' tunes that Eric Bogle talks about in his hilarious tune "Plastic Paddy"...

Happy Strummin', M.

A Mother's Love - C - An Irish Lad was leavin'…

A Nation Once Again - G - When Boyhood's fire was in my blood…

Big Strong Man - G - Have you heard about the Big Strong Man …

Black Velvet Band - G - In a neat little town they call Belfast…

Boys Won't Leave the Girls Alone - D - I'll tell my Ma when I go home…

Dublin in the Green - D - Well, I am a Merry Ploughboy…

Fields of Athenry - D - By a lonely prison wall, I heard a young girl …

Four Green Fields - G - "What did I have?", said the proud old Woman…

Green Fields of France - G - Well, how do ye do, young Willy McBride ?

Immigrant Eyes - G - Old Ellis Island was swarming, like a scene …

Irish Eyes Medley - C - When Irish Eyes are smilin'…

Men Behind the Wire - G - On the little streets of Belfast, in the dark…

On the One Road - G - We're On The One Road, sharing the one load…

Rare Old Times - A - Based on song and story, heroes of renown…

Rising of the Moon - G - O, Come tell me, Sean O'Farrell…

Roddy McCorley - C - O, see the fleet-foot host of men, who speed with…

The Moonshiner - G - I'm a Rambler, I'm a Gambler, I'm a long way…

The Old Man - A - The tears have all been shed now; we've said our last…

The Unicorn - C - A long time ago, when the Earth was green…

The Wild Rover - D - I've been a Wild Rover for many a year…

When NY was Irish - G - I'll sing you a song, of days long ago…

Whiskey in the Jar - D - As I was goin' over the Cork and Kerry Mts…

Whistlin' Gypsy Rover - D - The Whistlin' Gypsy came over the hill…

Wild Colonial Boy - G - There was a Wild Colonial Boy: Jack Duggan…

Wild Mountain Thyme - G - Oh the summer time is comin'…