WRTI looks at the origins of this famous ballad, its mysteries, and why it is sung to convey deeply felt emotion and love during times of mourning. His publisher Boosey accepted his marriage of words to tune; paired, words and melody achieved a success that neither could have reached on their own. Mystery surrounds the origins of the tune itself. Some say a Celtic harpist played it as early as the s. Others say it originated in the Scottish Highlands. Who is Danny? Why will he and the narrator likely never see each other again? This ambiguity, this very universal lament about separation and the finality of death, and the greater power of love, has spoken to people of many nationalities and faiths, and to artists and singers from nearly every genre of music. From the heart they come and to the heart they must go.
After his Irish-born sister-in-law Margaret Enright Weatherly 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 modified the lyrics of "Danny Boy" to fit the rhyme and meter of "Londonderry Air". Weatherly gave the song to the vocalist Elsie Griffin , who made it one of the most popular songs in the new century. Jane Ross of Limavady is credited with collecting the melody of "Londonderry Air" in the midth century from a musician she encountered. The lyrics by Frederick E. Weatherly: . Oh, Danny boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling From glen to glen, and down the mountain side. The summer's gone, and all the roses falling, It's you, It's you must go and I must bide.
Experts explain. Few people are aware, however, of the true origins of Ireland's infamous and unofficial national anthem, such as the fact that it's not even a completely Irish song. Who is Danny? Why are the pipes calling? And why did Catholic dioceses ban the beloved ballad's use during funerals? It has since become a generally accepted although still potentially blasphemous fact that the lyrics of "Danny Boy" are in no way related to Ireland.
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