This great song has been recorded by many artists.
This black and white video features The Dubliners performing The Leaving of Liverpool live on TV in 1963. They were known as the Ronnie Drew Ballad Group at that time. Ronnie Drew and Bobby Lynch are the two singers. Watch out for celebrity members of the audience including Bobby Clancy and Seamus Ennis.
The Dubliners recorded this stirring version at a live concert at Vicar Street in Dublin with Patsy Watchorn on lead vocals.
Luke Kelly takes the lead vocals on this version of The Leaving of Liverpool by The Dubliners. Listen out for Ronnie Drew and Ciaran Bourke joining in for the choruses. A rare opportunity to hear the three original Dubliners singers performing in unison.
The Pogues recorded the song early in their career back in the 1980s.
The Young Dubliners recorded this electric up tempo version.
This is a slow, haunting version by The Seekers from the their 1965 album A world of Our Own. It features Judith Durham on vocals.
Tommy Makem accompanies himself on banjo in this version, recorded in black and white for a TV appearance.