Goodbye Mrs. Durkin

Posted by on Aug 28, 2016 in Free Sheet Music, Lead Sheets | No Comments

Another song about Irish emigrating to the United States, but a bit more on the livelier side than Danny Boy. Originally called Mursheen Durkin, but this is based in the Irish Rovers’ version of the song called Goodbye Mrs. Durkin. The melody is taken from a popular 19th century reel, “Cailíní deasa Mhuigheo”, which means “Pretty Girls of Mayo”.

Goodbye Mrs Durkin

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