Dermot Hegarty - Dear Old Donegal


Dermot Hegarty
Song Name: Dear Old Donegal
By: Dermot Hegarty ( Dermot Hegarty )
Country: Ireland
Song Local Name: Dear Old Donegal
Album: The Greatest Irish Party Songs
Link to buy: Not available
Genre: Irish folk music , folk music of Ireland , traditional music of Ireland
Date Added: 22 Aug 2019
Yuri Bonilha
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Dear Old Donegal by Dermot Hegarty is part of folk music tradition in/by Ireland. Folk Music of Ireland is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Dear Old Donegal (or folk music of Ireland), other than checking Ireland you can also check music of England and Scotland. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

"Dear Old Donegal" is an Irish-American song popularised by American singer Bing Crosby and written by Steve Graham. The song has an 'upbeat' rhythm and is meant to be the words of a poor Irishman who has to leave his homeland to go to United States, however, he gets to return to his native County Donegal after becoming successful in the United States.

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