McBreen’s Heifer Videos

McBreen’s Heifer is one the funiest Irish songs ever written but it has been a little overlooked in recent years.

McBreen’s Heifer
Lyrics and chords
Percy French songwriter

The Irish tenor Brendan O’Dowda recorded this splendid version as part of a documentary for Irish television on the life and works of Percy French.

Take a look. The humour is so clever it’s sublime. McBreen’s Heifer begins at 41minutes 40sceonds.

Here’s Willie Brady with McBreen’s Heifer.


McBreen’s Heifer
Lyrics and chords

Links to other songs by Percy French
Mountains of Mourne
Abdul Abulbul Amir
Come Back Paddy Reilly
McBrean’s Heifer
Phil the Fluther’s Ball
Percy French – the songwriter