I'm In Love with a Tipperary Miss

DESCRIPTION: "I'm in love with a flip/slip of a tip-tip-typical Tipperary Miss... From the tip of her toes to the tip-tip-top of her nose I love her so. I'd like to just take her and squeeze her... But she's many miles away." He left Ireland, and is madly misses her
AUTHOR: Leo Curley, James M. Fulton, Fred J. Helf
EARLIEST DATE: 1947 (Peters); reportedly written 1907
KEYWORDS: love separation
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peters, pp. 154-155, "I'm in love with a Tipperarry Miss" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9065
RECORDINGS:
Lester A. Coffee, "I'm In Love with a Tipperary Miss" (AFS 08422 A02, 1946; in AMMEM)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Tipperary
NOTES: The sheet music calls this "Tipperary (An Irish Love Song)." Sigmund Spaeth, A History of Popular Music in America, Random House, 1948, p. 313, lists as J. Fred Helf's other major songs the unmemorable "Every Race Has a Flag but the Coon" and "In the House of Too Much Trouble" with Will A. Heelan. Spaeth does not mention Curley or Fulton at all. - RBW
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