GALWAY BAY

Latest update on 03/06/2019

Artist: Michael O'Higgins
Author: Dr. Arthur Colahan
Label: Regal Zonophone
Year: 1947

Irish tenor. The author was born in County Galway and got his medical diploma at the local Queen's College, but left for Leicester, England. Galway Bay was where one of his brothers drowned.

Covers:

1948:

Bing Crosby [millionseller]

1948:

Anne Shelton

1948:

Josef Locke

1948:

Joe Loss

1955:

Ruby Murray

1960:

Bob Davidse [in youth tv series Het Geheim Van Killary Harbour]

1963:

Clancy Brothers [parody]

1963:

Hank Snow

1964:

Hank Locklin

1964:

Houston Wells [with Ritchie Blackmore]

1965:

John Gary

1994:

Anne Murray

Traditional Galway Bay as done by Dolores Keane, is also an exile song but a different one (written by Francis Arthur Fahy).

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