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This 1992 reissue of an LP released in 1974 contains 22 nostalgic Irish airs sung by tenor John McCormack (1884-1945). The original recordings, almost exclusively released by Victor, were cut over a span of years extending from 1908 to 1936. McCormack's polished yet often passionate delivery went over well both at the box office and with the gramophone record purchasing public, so much so that he is still regarded as one of the earliest (if certainly not the flashiest) superstars of the recording industry. His works mesh well with those of his contemporary Sir Harry Lauder and their followers Sydney Mac Ewen and Josef Locke. Indeed some may feel that he surpassed them all with his expressive interpretations of "The Irish Emigrant," "The Rose of Tralee," "The Bard of Armagh," and "The Ould Turf Fire."

Biography

Born: June 14, 1884 in Athlone, Ireland

Genre: Classical

Years Active: '00s, '10s, '20s, '30s, '40s

Irish-born American tenor John McCormack, who sang both popular and classical works, was one of the most successful live musical performers of the 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s, regularly selling out concerts in the biggest halls around the world, as well as being a top recording artist. The 600-plus sides he recorded, primarily for Victor Records, between 1904 and 1942 are estimated to have sold upward of 200 million copies. Chart researcher Joel Whitburn, in his book of chart approximations, Pop Memories...
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