TOO-RA-LOO-RA-LOO-RAL (THAT'S AN IRISH LULLABY)

Latest update on 03/02/2015

Artist: Chauncey Olcott
Author: James Shannon
Label: Columbia
Year: 1913

American tenor with an Irish lullaby from musical Shameen Dhu.

Covers:

1944:

Bing Crosby [in film Going My Way]

1962:

Connie Francis

1977:

Van Morrison [in concert film The Last Waltz]

1996:

Shane MacGowan & The Popes [refrain in Christmas Lullaby; rest of this song is based upon Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds's Lucy ('90)]

2008:

TRIO [as Toora Loora Loora Loo, Is It Old And Is It New; hit GER]

2010:

Irish Tenors

As a child Van Morrison was laid to bed with Bing Crosby's version on the air, Bing with Chauncey's.

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