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TOP O' THE MORNING From the film "Top O' The Morning" (1949) (Johnny Burke / James Van Heusen) Bing Crosby (Film Soundtrack) - 1949 Bing Crosby (with John Scott Trotter's Orch.) - 1949 As performed by BING CROSBY over the opening credits of the 1949 film "Top O' The Morning": When you're strollin' down the boreen, that means the lane A friendly brook'll sing you this sweet refrain Céad míle fáilte and sláinte to you And the top of the mornin', too When it's early in the Earrach, that means the Spring The birds are glad to see you, here's what they sing Céad míle fáilte and sláinte to you And the top of the mornin', too Oh, it's great how they greet you in Ireland Learn the words, so you won't have to guess It's a toast to your health for one thing And a hundred thousand welcomes, no less In your heart you're feelin' shaynwa (sic), that means okay And if you meet a colleen, here's what to say Céad míle fáilte and sláinte to you And the top of the mornin', too In a reprise of the song later in the film, Bing sings the following extra verse, with a little help from Mary Field: They have voices like the héinsee (sic), that means the birds Now, just you take this colleen, would you like to say a few words (Céad míle fáilte and sláinte to you) Ah, faith, you'd be a smash back in the States With the singin' commercials and all Top of the mornin', too ******************** As recorded by BING CROSBY with John Scott Trotter's Orch. for the Chesterfield Radio Show, 21st September 1949 Well, how do you do (Top o' the mornin' to you) When you're strollin' down the boreen (That means the lane) A friendly brook'll sing you this sweet refrain Céad míle fáilte, sláinte to you And the top of the mornin', too (Hi!) When it's early in the Earrach (That means the Spring) The birds are glad to see ya, here's what they sing Céad míle fáilte, sláinte to you And the top of the mornin', too Oh, it's great how they greet you in Ireland Learn the words, so you won't have to guess It's a toast to your health for one thing And a hundred thousand welcomes, no less (How do you do) (Well, faith and begorrah) (It's glad I am to see you) In your heart you're feelin' shaynwa (sic), that means okay And if you meet a colleen, here's what to say Céad míle fáilte and sláinte to you And the top of the mornin' (The very tip-top of the mornin') The top of the mornin' to you H-H-How do you do (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - February 2013)

    


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