It is a long way to Tipperary - but from where exactly? Lyrics and history of the popular soldiers' song explored. From what we know, the naming of the song and lyrics all can together by accident. It might as well have been the way to Caerphilly or Glasgow City because Tipperary was picked by chance. The song was written by Jack Judge and Harry Williams as a music hall and marching song in 1912. Legend has it that Judge accepted (and subsequently won) a bet that he couldn't write a hit song overnight. So he penned "It's a Long Way to Tipperary", taking the name of what was then an obscure Irish town (or county) that somebody had mentioned now and then. It was an instant hit the simple.
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It´s a long, long way to Tipperary But my heart lies here!" Paddy wrote a letter to his Irish Molly O Saying, "Should you not receive it Write and let me know! If I make mistakes in spelling, Molly dear," said he "Remember it´s the pen that´s bad Don´t lay the blame on m. It´s a long way to Tipperary It´s a long way to go; It´s a long way to Tipperary To the most beautiful girl I know! Hey, good-bye to Piccadilly! Farewell, Leicester Square! It´s a long, long way to Tipperary But my heart lies there! Molly wrote a neat reply to Irish Paddy O Saying, "Mike Mahone.
Free music score of It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary. Classical/Song, Lyricist: Harry Williams, Jack Judge, Alternative Title: It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary. Song for Voice and Piano. Title by uploader: It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary. Sheet music file Free.
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|A||Song Of The Clyde|
|B||It's A Long, Long Way To Tipperary
Directed By [Accompaniment Directed By] – Bob SharplesWritten-By – Williams*, Judge*
- Published By – Feldman & Co.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Other (Tax code): R/T
- Matrix / Runout (A label): DRX.24514
- Matrix / Runout (B label): DRX.24515
- Matrix / Runout (A stamped): DRX-24514-TI-IJ
- Matrix / Runout (B stamped): DRX-24515-TI-IJ
|F.11022||Kenneth McKellar||Song Of The Clyde / It's A Long, Long Way To Tipperary (7")||Decca||F.11022||UK||1958|
|45-F 11022||Kenneth McKellar||Song Of The Clyde / It's A Long, Long Way To Tipperary (7", RE)||Decca||45-F 11022||UK||Unknown|
|45-F 11022||Kenneth McKellar||Song Of The Clyde / It's A Long, Long Way To Tipperary (7", 4-p)||Decca||45-F 11022||UK||1958|
|45-F. 11022||Kenneth McKellar||Song Of The Clyde / It's A Long, Long Way To Tipperary (7", tri)||Decca||45-F. 11022||UK||1958|