Recordings of Danny Boy
Danny Boy has been recorded by artists as diverse as The Pogues, Bing Crosby, Eric Clapton and Mary O’Hara.
We start with a superb live performance by Celtic Woman, who have done so much in recent years to bring Irish music to a new and worldwide audience.
Below you’ll also find a selection of videos by other brilliant performers.
Eva Cassidy beautiful redition of Danny Boy. She sings it with an emotional intelligence and her own vocal interpretation, but doesn’t overdo the pathos.
Mary O’Hara sings and plays the harp.
The Pogues sing Danny Boy in their own inimitable way.
Eric Clapton performs an instrumental version.