Learn to Play the Orkney-Tuned Irish Classic, ‘Danny Boy’

From the March 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY STEVE BAUGHMAN The English lawyer Frederic Weatherly wrote the words to “Danny Boy” in 1910. The lyrics were later joined to this much older, mournful melody, then widely known as “Londonderry Air,” or in school-kid humor, “London Derriere.” Despite its non-Irish origins, the tune has become the signature … Continue reading Learn to Play the Orkney-Tuned Irish Classic, ‘Danny Boy’