It's a Great Day for the Irish. Living Strings Play Moon River and Other Motion Picture Hits, Living Strings Play Music for Romance. At a Sidewalk Café With the Living Strings.
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling (album). When Irish Eyes Are Smiling is a Decca Records album by Bing Crosby of songs with an Irish theme. It was issued as a 10 LP as catalog N. L 5403. Some of the songs had earlier been issued as a 3-disc 45rpm set (9-89). A later 12 LP version with the same title was issued in 1956 as DL8262 with a different selection of songs.
When Irish hearts are happy All the world seems bright and gay And when Irish eyes are smiling Sure they steal your heart away. When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" Track Info. It’s Easy to Remember Bing Crosby.
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" is a lighthearted song in tribute to Ireland. Its lyrics were written by Chauncey Olcott and George Graff, J. set to music composed by Ernest Ball, for Olcott's production of The Isle O' Dreams, and Olcott sang the song in the show. It was first published in 1912, at a time when songs in tribute to a romanticized Ireland were very numerous and popular both in Britain and the United States. During the First World War the famous tenor John McCormack recorded the song.
Irish eyes were indeed smiling on the day Kathleen Hayes Rollins Snavely of Syracuse, New York became the longest living person in Irish history. When the clock struck 12am GMT (8pm EST) on Thursday, March 27, 2015, Snavely, born in Feakle, Co. Clare in 1902, surpassed the previous record of 113 years, 37 days, held by Annie Isabella Scott of Dungannon, Co. Tyrone
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