Familiar Songs - Their Authors & Histories

300 traditional songs, inc sheet music with full piano accompaniment & lyrics.

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THE MINSTREL'S RETURN.
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THE MINSTREL BOY.
* The Minstrel Boy" is one of Thomas Moore's " Irish Melodies." It is set to the -old Irish air called " The Moreen." A gentleman who had often heard Moore sing his own melodies, one evening asked him to copy a song to give him. " Which shall it be f" asked Moore, and when the gentleman replied, "The Minstrel Boy""Well, I think it is about the best of them," said Moore.