American performer Frank Crumit was so taken with the song that he wrote several sequels. Here are some of them.
Here’s The Return of Abdul Abulbul Amir performed by Frank Cumit.
Here’s Frank Cumit again with a further version – The Grandson Of Abdul Abulbul Amir.
There is a further adventure of these two feuding faminlies – here is the sequel – Minnie Skavinsky Skivar. This song involves the widows of the men, Mabel Abulbul Amir and Minnie Skavinsky Skivar. This battle take place over contract bridge!
Stephen Fry in an English television beer advert – in keeping with the humour of the original song.
Singer songwriter Ed Sheeran performed an Irish language version of his smash single Thinking Out Loud on RTÉ 2fm. It was a great gesture from Sheeran to learn his own song in another language – and his performance came after a classic radio prank. Find out more.
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A stunning former schoolhouse in Co Sligo was sold in 2017 and turned into a beautiful home. Take a look inside.
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‘The man who couldn’t be killed’ - firefighter Mike Molloy was an Irish emigrant living in New York in the early 20th century. He was the victim of a consistent series of murder attempts by an insurance fraud gang. Find out more.