#1225 - Are You the O'Reilly?

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  • Composer:
    • Pat Rooney, Sr. (1844-1892), 1882
    • lyrics updated, 19151)
  • Also known as:
    • Are You The O'Reilly? (Blime Me, O' Reilly, You Are Lookin' Well)
    • Is that Mr. Reilly?
  • Incipit: 5171321712156234271
  • Condensed Incipit: 5171321712156234271
  • Lyrics:
    • P. Emmett, 19152)
  • Original lyrics:
    • Pat Rooney, Sr. (1844-1892), 1882
1) An American “war song” version was written by P. Emmett
2) The lyrics were also adapted into a longer Brittish “war song” by Elwyn Yorke, which begins, “I'm Terrence O'Reilly—Australian by birth, And I'm glad to be wid yez to-day, …”
 
 
 

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