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Jimmy Kennedy

1902-1984 IE, Omagh District Council
Composer / Songwriter of Folk, Spoken Word and Children's Music
A.k.a. James B. Kennedy

Jimmy Kennedy OBE (20 July 1902 – 6 April 1984) was an Northern Irish songwriter, predominantly a lyricist, putting words to existing music such as "Teddy Bears' Picnic" and "My Prayer", or co-writing with the composers Michael Carr, Wilhelm Grosz (aka Hugh Williams) and Nat Simon, among others.

  • Folk
  • Spoken Word
  • Children's Music
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7th Heaven - Jimmy Kennedy & Aneesh Gera Remix on Relentless Trance 01 by Various Artists

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Title Artist Year Type
A Bit Of Irish FunJimmy Kennedy1982Album
Innisfree (And Other Songs Of Ireland)Jimmy Kennedy1970Album
Treasure IslandJimmy Kennedy And The Famous Theatre Company With The Hollywood Studio Orchestra1962Album
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