Danny My Boy

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Date Posted: Tue, 9 Dec 2008
Posted By: behweemoth | More from this user
Key written in: B♭ Major
How many parts: 4
Type: Barbershop
Comments: Unfortunately, the Learning Tracks provided for this Tag contain a mistake in the Bass track. On the second-to-last chord (“my__”), the Bass should sing D-flat (Db) but is actually singing D-natural in the learning tracks, changing the chord from the written root-position Db6 to a first-inversion and thus weak-voiced Bb7. That messes up the intended emotional feel of the penultimate chord.

Basses, just remember to sing that penultimate note a semitone flatter than you hear on the learning track.

Correction to the note: The bass note of the learning is sung as E-flat, so it is correctly sung a whole tone lower than on the track.

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Each recording below is stereo - one part on one side, the other parts on the other side.
Adjust your audio balance control to either hear your part by itself or remove your part so you can harmonise with the other three.


Bob Bohn
Year: unknown

Made famous by
Year: 1955

Learning tracks sung by
Daniel Gillis

With thanks to
Daniel Gillis

6 Videos

Learned and recorded in 10 minutes(1 take).
Made with the Acapella App. I meant to sing it in Bb, but I actually sang it closer to B.