Checkout the below listed latest and best top 10 best Irish songs of all time 2017, Irish music has been increasing in popularity over the past 30 years. Most of the songs are upbeat and people are learning that there is some good music to come out of Ireland. The music includes folk songs, ballads, and even rock. There are many different genres of Irish music. These Irish songs have been a big hit and some had even enjoyed fame all over the world. These are the top 10 Irish songs of all time. Some of these songs are classic folk songs while others are more popular modern hits. These songs have become a favorite of fans in many different countries.
Here we present the list of top 10 best Irish songs of all time 2017.
10. Whiskey in the Jar by The Dubliners
This song has been remade by several different artists. The song was originally by The Dubliners and this was an old Irish war song. This is an easy song to play on the guitar and is still a top fold drinking song in this country. The lyrics on the song are still popular today and many people enjoy listening to the original version as well as remakes of this song. This song has also been remade by a number of rock bands as well.
9. The Green Fields of France by Eric Bogle
This song is by Eric Bogle. While it does mention France the song is in protest of World War I. The song is anti war and the lyrics mention some of the hardship and destruction that are caused by wars. This is an old song but it is still popular today. Over the years there are at least 10 remakes by different artists of thing song that can be found. There are even more remakes if a person searches it online.
8. The Night Visiting Song by Luke Kelly
This is another song by the Dubliners. This is the last song that the band has performed with Luke Kelly. After this song he left the band. This song is easy to play and many people enjoy listening to the music. The lyrics are powerful and many people feel that this is one of the best songs put out by this band.
7. One by U2
This song is by U2. This band from Ireland has enjoyed fame all around the world. Bono has also enjoyed a lot of fame as the front man of his band and through his humanitarian work. This is a slower song by the lyrics are powerful. The song talks about how everyone is different but they are all still united as one. All people have the right to live, love, and be happy. This is a very powerful song that has enjoyed international success and is trying to show the small difference in people is not worth the hated that it in this world.
6. With or Without You by the band U2
This is another popular song by the band U2. This song talks about how a person cannot live with their love but cannot live without them. Many people can relate to this. They may have arguments with their significant other but when it comes down to it they do not want to live without them. The lyric to this song are powerful and Bono’s voice is filled with emotion. This is a song that most people can relate to. Even though it is a slow song it does pack a powerful message about love and compromise.
5. Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O’Connor
This song is by Sinead O’Connor. This song is powerful. There is little background music and most of this song is the voice of Sinead. It is soulful and it is a type of love song at the same time. This song shows how much emotion a person can put into this Irish music and how beautiful of a voice that they can have.
4. The Boys are Back in Town by Thin Lizzy
This song is by the band Thin Lizzy. This is another rock band that comes out of Ireland. The song is easy to sing along to and talks about a group of friends coming back home and having a good time with each other. They talk about old memories and good friends. This is something that most people can relate to. This is a great song to sit back with friends and listen to. The chorus is easy to sing along with as well.
3. Zombie by The Cranberries
This is a song by the group The Cranberries. This group is from Ireland and this music takes a look at the political action and injustices that are going on in the world. They do it with a rock edge as well. This song talks about war about how violence is wrong. The lyrics in this song are very powerful and they have a powerful statement. There is a rock edge to this song as well as intensity. A person will find themselves singing along to the chorus and being draw in with the powerful message.
2. Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison
This song is by the band Van Morrison. This song is laid back and it is easy to sing along to. The singer is talking about the love his has for his girl and she just happens to have brown eyes. This song is catchy and it one of those feel good songs. This was a big hit for the band and when it comes on many people still sing along with it today.
1. Galway Girl by Steve Earle
This is a modern Irish love song that is performed by Steve Earle and Sharon Shannon. This song went on to become the most popular Irish song especially in the past 20 years. This song is easy to listen to and the beat is great. Their voice blend well together and a person can really feel the emotion in this song. This song has been covered many times as well. Over 150 different artists gave their take on this song. Many people still prefer the original version of this song and it has become a favorite of fans.
These are the top 10 most popular Irish songs of all time. They have become well liked by fans. This music shows that the people of Ireland can put out some good music.