Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Best Irish Songs of All Time till 2017. Irish people are a nation and ethnic group native to Ireland. When talking about Irish we talk of ballads, folk this kind of music always leaves legacy to the audience after every performance, as it is very influential kind of music. Here is list of the best Irish songs of all time doing well around the global airwaves.
List of Top 10 Best Irish Songs of All Time till 2017
10. The Luck Of The Irish – John Lennon
This song is all about genocide happened in Ireland by British troupes; the British brigands raped John using words as their beautiful land and its wonders, it’s an emotional song expressing people’s troubles from the cause of wars. John Winston Ono Lennon was assassinated 1980 but his legacy is still alive as he was a great English singer, songwriter and the founder of Beatles, the most commercially successful band in musical history up to date.
9. A Good Heart – Feargal Sharkey
During valentine this song is played all over radio stations and clubs as lovers are celebrating their love, A Good Heart is an inspiring solo about romantic risk, a very adorable Irish love song that it was even number one in Britain. Sharkey is giving the best of his vocals pleading the lover to be gentle with his heart. Sean Feargal Sharkey is a singer from Northern Ireland widely known as the lead vocalist of pop punk band and works for solo works.
8. The Ferryman – Pete St.John
This song is a great ballad song top rated and was greatly produced, talking about men who used to ferry people across the river before the construction of bridges, it has many versions as it was even done and produced by Dublin City Ramblers and later Patsy Watchorn after joining Dubliners. Peter Mooney known as Pete was born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland being a singer, songwriter known for composing widely sung modern ballads. He was an electrician before becoming a singer.
7. Shining Light – Ash
Shining light is a first single from Ash, a popular well-produced song that sold impressively pushing the band to fame and doing well in the British Single Chart Shining light talks about true love, and how his world is bright due to her love even though she does not reciprocate it, a thorn in the fresh. Ash is an Irish rock band formed in Downpatrick in 1992 by vocalist and guitarist Tim Wheeler, and drummer Rick also bassist Mark Hamilton.
6. Dearg Doom – Horslips
Talking Ireland songs this is the first song comes in mind of many people; it’s a beautiful rock song and was theme song during Ireland World Cup in 1990, also a standout tract in Tain Album. The song talks about cattle rustling from British Army and a legend of Irish stood to defend his community, using a motivating phrase of put them under pressure. Horslips is a rock band originated from Dublin Republic of Ireland; they compose, arrange and perform songs inspired by traditional Irish jigs. This is one of the Top 10 Best Irish Songs of All Time till 2017.
5. Let The People Sing – Wolfe Tones
During the commemorations of Ireland Independence Day, this song is sung in all airwave transmitters as the government and the Irish celebrates and honors all who gave their lives for their country. It speaks to the powers harassing Irish people to stop and collects stories of their culture, thus a great and loved song, more so finest album with well-managed vocals. It was rated at number five best Irish folk song. Wolfe Tones is an Irish rebel music band, performs traditional music too. They got their name from the Irish rebel and patriot since 1963.
4. Cannonball – Damien Rice
This song went platinum in Britain Chart Board released 2002; it is a great love song from broody romance book based on Irish. Very straightforward song showing the girl despite her side of weakness he still loves and wants to kiss her more and more. Born 1973, Rice is a musician, songwriter and record producer but had started as a member of the rock group Juniper.
3. Cyprus Avenue – Van Morrison
Cyprus Avenue song has inspired many musicians and songwriters; it is a masterpiece collection of well arranged words, all that a great song contains. This song reflects and gives the history of Morrison life how he grew from a humble background, wishing his first love girl who was very beautiful could come back to him. Sir George Ivan Morrison is his actual name born in Northern Irish, is a singer and a songwriter.
2. The Fields Of Athenry – Paddy Reilly
This is a very great song being translated into more than hundred languages. The song talks and reminds people about a disastrous drought that struck Ireland for four years. It is also performed during soccer games and while Ireland plays rugby. Patrick Paddy Reilly was born 1939 at Dublin, Irish Folk singer and a guitarist businessperson well known for his renditions of The Fields Of Athenry.
1. Whiskey In The Jar – Thin Lizzy
Whiskey in the jar is the best collection Irish song and performed by almost every musician, having a big audience around the world and listed the best rock song on Ireland Chart Board. The song is about a man who robs an English landlord, only later to be betrayed by his girlfriend. It pictures alcoholism, violence and sex in Irish society. Thin Lizzy band was founded back 1969, two founding members, drummer Brian Downey and bass guitarist, lead vocalist Phil Lynott met in school.
Above are the most popular Irish songs of 2017, ones that out pours affection, expresses love greatly and storytelling kind of songs offering fantastic and warm memories.