The Irish Rovers Songbook


This is a specialty item available only from The Irish Rovers – not available in stores.

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Included are over 40 songs with chords, melody line and lyrics for each song so you can get your mates together, tune up and play on!

Some of the songs are published for the first time in this book, with many previously unseen photos as well. The book features artwork created by Celtic artist Hamish Douglas Burgess specifically for this project.

Whether you are a budding mandolin, bouzouki, piano, guitar, flute or bodhran player, or know someone who is this book is for you.

As the Rovers head into their Farewell To Rovin’ Tour, this Songbook will make a great collectors item for any Irish Rovers follower. Bring it to the next concert for the band to autograph.

Songs and Tunes:

  • A Long Time Ago
  • The Black Velvet Band
  • Botany Bay
  • The Boys of Belfast
  • Brady of Strabane
  • Come Away With Me
  • The Dark Island
  • Dear Little Shamrock Shore
  • Drunken Sailor
  • The Dublin Pub Crawl
  • Dunluce Castle
  • The Girls of Derry
  • Good Luck to the Barleymow
  • Gracehill Fair
  • Her Wonderful Ass
  • I’ll Return
  • Ireland Boys Hurry
  • The Irish Rover
  • Kellswater
  • Lily the Pink
  • Mairi’s Wedding / Lewis Bridal Song
  • The Orange and the Green
  • Patsy Fagan
  • The Pheasant Plucker’s Son
  • The Rambling Boys of Pleasure
  • She Took Me By The Hand
  • Sweet Anne
  • The Titanic
  • Up Among The Heather
  • Wasn’t That A Party
  • The Whistling Gypsy / Gypsy Rover
  • Whores and Hounds

Songs for the Wee Folk:

  • The Bi-plane, Evermore
  • I’ll Tell Me Ma / Belle of Belfast City
  • The Marvelous Toy
  • Puff the Magic Dragon
  • The Unicorn
  • Yes I Can

Songs of Christmas:

  • Bells Over Belfast
  • Christmas In Killarney
  • Down Among the Bushes of Jerusalem
  • Have You Heard
  • Hurray For Christmas Day
  • Merry Merry Time of Year