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“When Irish Eyes Are Smiling” was influenced by the popular vaudeville-era songs of Tin Pan Alley and the ballads that many immigrants brought over with them from Ireland. In turn, it influenced other American singers and songwriters interested in combining Irish heritage with American culture.