Music for the Irish In You



I really love Irish music. Like, it’s my favorite genre of music if I had to pick one. It’s the one I listen to the most.

I’m not fond of anything with TOO much of a back-beat. I mean, I want to be able to hear the piano, guitar, etc. and not just “THUMP-THUMP-THUMP”.

These are some Irish songs I listen to. Different artists, different styles, all Irish, all great. Some well known, some not.

Have at!

  1. Smeorach Chlann Domhnaill (Scottish Gaelic Song)–Julie Fowlis–album Every Story


2. Brume O’ Dawn–various artists–album Celtic Mist


And the name of this one!!!!!! Not encouraging any whisky in YOUR jar, but this one is just a plain favorite 🙂

3. Whisky in the Jar–Phil Coulter–various albums


4.The Mermaid’s Tears–various artists–album Celtic Dreamtime


This is really cool for me, having heard the Boston Pops in concert 🙂

5. Planxty Burke–Boston Pops / Keith Lockhart–The Celtic Album


6. Athair Ar Nearmh–Enya–album The Memory of Trees


7. Dance de Bacio–Nature Quest / Northsound–album Celtic Renaissance


I realize most of these are actually gentler  songs, but I included the album name so you can look up all the beautiful songs on the albums!





Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s