(Play with Songs)

Composer: William J. Scanlan
Lyricist: William J. Scanlan

Opened: September 21, 1885, Henry C. Miner’s People’s Theatre, N.Y.C.
Performances: 8

The Low Backed Car (M/L: Samuel Lover) (also used in the 1888 revival of THE IRISH MINSTREL):

1. 78/Edison 80436 (Walter Van Brunt with orchestra)
2. 78/Harmony A 328 (George Alexander with orchestral accompaniment) [also 78/Columbia A 328]
3. 78/Victor 16100 (James McCool with orchestra)
4. 78/Triangle 9075 (John Burke with orchestral accompaniment)
5. 78/Columbia A 328 (Andrea Sarto with orchestra)
6. 78/Columbia A 3
7. 78/Victor 64329 (John McCormack with the Victor Orchestra) [reissued on My Wild Irish Rose, CD/RCA Victor 68668]
8. 78/Victor V 29018 (Charles O’Connell, pipe organ)
9. Arthur Pryor, Trombone Soloist Of The Sousa Band, CD/Crystal Records 451 (Arthur Pryor)
10. Shamrock Favourites, CD/Summit Records SUMCD 4075 (unknown performer)
11. Out Of Ireland, CD/Shanachie Records SHCD 79092 (Moloney O’Connell & Keane)
12. If You Ever Go Over To Ireland, CD/Hallmark 330132 (Brendan Shine)
13. White Mountain Reel: With Calls & Without, CD/Two Fiddles (Dudley Laufman)
14. 40 Irish Favourites, CD/Fabulous FABCD 1266 (The Dublin Concert)
15. All The Best Of Irish Instrumentals, CD/V&H Holdings (The Shamrock Band)
16. The Minstrel Boy: Irish Singers Of Great Renown, CD/Pearl Flapper GEMMCD 9989 (Tom Burke)
17. 40 Irish Melodies, CD/Madacy 704 (unknown performer)
A recording by The Singing Americans conducted by Roger Wagner is also known to exist.

My Nellie’s Blue Eyes (also used in FRIEND AND FOE and THE IRISH MINSTREL):

1. 78/Victor 20-2453 (Dennis Day and Chorus with Mark Warnow and His Orchestra) [reissued on Serenade, CD/Jasmine Records JASCD 662]
2. Songs Of The Prairie, CD/Bear Family 15710 (The Sons Of The Pioneers) (unverified)
3. Classic Cuts, Vol. 3: More From The 1930’s Plus, CD/JSP 7784 (The Delmore Brothers) (unverified)

Peek-A-Boo (also used in FRIEND AND FOE and THE IRISH MINSTREL):

1. CYL/Edison Amberol 651 (Will Oakland and Chorus)

Unrecorded Material:

Come Along, My Darlin’
Come Live In My Heart And Pay No Rent (M/L: Unknown)
Gathering The Myrtle With Mary (added for the 1890 revival)
Give Paddy But A Chance And He’ll Show You What He’s Made Of (added for the 1890 revival)
Over The Mountain (also used in FRIEND AND FOE and THE IRISH MINSTREL)
Peggy O’Moore
Remember Boy, You’re Irish
Scanlan’s Rose Song (also used in FRIEND AND FOE and THE IRISH MINSTREL)
Selection Of William Makepeace Thackeray’s “Pendennis” (also used in THE IRISH MINSTREL)
What’s In A Kiss (also used in THE IRISH MINSTREL)