Johnny Burke

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For other people named John Burke, see John Burke (disambiguation).
Johnny Burke at the St. John's regatta in 1903

Johnny Burke (1851–1930) was a Newfoundland songwriter and musician from St. John's, where he lived all his life. He was nicknamed the 'Bard of Prescott Street', and wrote many popular songs that artists in the 1930s and 1940s released.

Popular songs by Burke include:

Some[who?] contend that he also wrote I's the B'y

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