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Monday, March 17, 2014

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Here's a Playlist of Good Irish Songs -- And No U2

Posted By on Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 10:12 AM

click to enlarge Thin Lizzy in 1981.
  • Thin Lizzy in 1981.

It's St. Patrick's Day. Naturally, you need something to listen to while you sip Guinness and eat corned beef. But you don't want to listen to U2, because -- well, you just don't. So! We (with the help of an Ireland-born-and-raised friend), are here to help. For your St Patrick's Day enjoyment, we've compiled a short playlist of songs by Irish artists approved by an actual Irishman. And with no U2. Some of these you've definitely heard before, some of them you haven't. So listen up, and start pouring us a pint:

-- @iPORT


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