Old Mother Leary
“Old Mother Leary” was built on the music of a slightly older song, “A Hot Time in the Old Town.” Whoever wrote the words for “Old Mother Leary” just dropped the older song’s verses a...
“Old Mother Leary” takes place in both a fictional and a historical setting, and the two are equally important. Within the lyrics, a mischievous cow (owned by an assumed-to-be-mischievous Irish...
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