Patrick's Day calls for traditional Irish food , lucky green decorations , and, of course, the best Irish songs to sing along to over a pint of Guinness. The greatest thing about putting together a playlist of St. There are those traditional Irish folk songs that have be recorded and re-interpreted over the years. There are straight-ahead bangers that just so happened to be recorded by bands who come from Ireland. There are the hybrid acts, which somehow manage to combine the old with the new. There are those perennial staples like Van Morrison, new songs from artists like Ed Sheeran, and famous needle-drops from unforgettable movies like The Departed or The Commitments. Put on your best Riverdance outfit and get ready to do your funkiest jig or at least some approximation of one. Bono wrote this song while visiting Ethiopia after hearing a story about Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. Guess who just got back today? This unlikely hit was part of the Jailbreak album, helping the band earn its first gold record.
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Irish folk songs ,. It's no surprise that The Dubliners made it into the chart on over 20 occasions considering they have been playing music for 50 years. It took me several months to compile the list and was quiet surprised at the songs that made the top spots and also at the one's that didn't make the top at all.
Listen to the best Irish songs
Irish folks songs are filled with wonderful, often sad, stories and tales of drinking and carousing. We've pulled together a Spotify playlist of the most popular as chosen by the public. From ancient airs to s folk classics this playlist of Irish folk songs includes some amazing artists, including The Dubliners and Sinead O'Connor, some rousing and some touching wonderful tunes. Of course, with most things, the Irish punches above its weight when it comes to music. So to actually choose what songs would appear on our Spotify playlist we turned to the folks at Ranker. Voted on by thousands of people the songs below are officially the "people's favorites". Here's the IrishCentral Spotify playlist for your enjoyment:. It's no surprise that The Dubliners won the top spot, with Whiskey in the Jar. This band has been playing music for over 50 years and during their incredible career have been in the chart on over 20 occasions. Of course, the song itself has been made famous over and over again to different audiences with covers performed by everyone from Thin Lizzy to Metalica.
H owaya! I love Irish music. I always have. But I tend to listen to the same Irish ballads and trad songs over and over and over… again.