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Originally featured in the 1913 musical Ziegfeld Follies
Peg O' My Heart
  • Year Inducted: 2003
  • Written In: 1913
Songwriters
Alfred Bryan Songwriter
© Photo Credit: Peter Hiscano
Fred Fisher Composer
Artists
Josephine Baker
Buddy Clark
Nat King Cole
Jackie Gleason
Benny Goodman
Dean Martin
Glenn Miller
Frank Sinatra
Jerry Vale
Lawrence Welk

Peg O’ My Heart gained international recognition when it was featured in the musical Ziegfeld Follies Of 1913. The song was so popular that it was the inspiration behind the 1933 film of the same name. When the Harmonicats revived the song in 1947, Peg O’ My Heart became a smash hit, surpassing its 1913 predecessor in popularity. The song has been a part of popular culture for 90 years and continues to enjoy renewed success. Peg O’ My Heart has even forayed into American television as part of a Hardees commercial. In 2000, the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) announced Peg O’ My Heart as one of the most-performed love songs of the 20th century.

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Peg O' My Heart (performed by Marc Jordan)
"Peg O' My Heart", composed by Fred Fisher and written by CSHF inductee Alfred Bryan, is inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2003.
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