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Thread #46310 Message #4134481
Posted By: RandyL
30-Jan-22 - 10:36 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues
Subject: RE: Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues
Around 1790 heard by Joyce on Irish verse) My jewel, my joy---don't trouble me with the drum, sound the dead march as my corpse goes along
1876 Francis Henry Maynard "The Dying Cowboy"--- Then muffle the drums and play the dead marches; Play the dead march as I'm carried along.
1927 Ewen Hail "Cowboy's Lament"--- beat the drum slowly and play the dead march as you carry me along.
1929 Ken Maynard "The Cowboy's Lament"--- Oh beat the drums slowly oh play the fife lowly Oh play the dead march as they carry me along.
Synopsis:first heard/first copyrighted/first put on record/first put on film. origin---Bard of Armagh Phelim Brady Dr. Patrick Donnelly.