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17 Best Irish-Themed Songs For St. Patrick’s Day 2017

International Business Times logo International Business Times 3/14/2017 Nicholas Mojica

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With just a few days until St. Patrick’s Day, many people will be preparing to celebrate the holiday with friends and drinks. Whether you’re staying home or visiting the bars, this St. Patrick’s Day playlist is the perfect theme for your festivities. Featuring classic songs from U2 and the Dropkick Murphys to newer music from Macklemore and Ed Sheeran, check out these 17 Irish-themed tracks below:

Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day 2017 with this Irish-themed playlist. Photo: Getty Images

1. House Of Pain - “Shamrocks And Shenanigans” 

“I never been a front, I never a fraud / I gotta natural skill, for that I thank the Lord”

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2. Róisín Murphy - “Overpowered”

“When I think that I'm over you / I'm overpowered”

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What songs have they been playing? What’s the stage set like? And what have fans made of the tour so far? © Associated Press What songs have they been playing? What’s the stage set like? And what have fans made of the tour so far? 3. U2 - “I Will Follow”

“If you walkaway, walkaway / I walkaway, walkaway… I will follow”

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4. Thin Lizzy - “The Boys Are Back In Town”

“Guess who just got back today? / Them wild-eyed boys that had been away”

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5. Two Door Cinema Club - “What You Know”

“And I can tell just what you want / You don't want to be alone”

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6. Dropkick Murphys - “I’m Shipping Up To Boston”

“I’m shipping off...to find my wooden leg”

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7. The Mighty Mighty Bosstones - “The Impression That I Get”

“Have you ever felt the odds stacked up so high, you need a strength most don’t possess?”

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CANADA - JANUARY 14: Music Group: Cranberries © Dick Loek/Toronto Star via Getty Images CANADA - JANUARY 14: Music Group: Cranberries 8. The Cranberries - “Dreams”

“I know I felt like this before / But now I’m feeling it even more”

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Why Ed Sheeran pledged to dress in a tutu © Getty Images Why Ed Sheeran pledged to dress in a tutu 9. Ed Sheeran - “Castle On The Hill”

“And I miss the way you make me feel, and it’s real / We watched the sunset over the castle on the hill”

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10. Van Morrison - “Domino”

“I said, oh oh Domino / Roll me over, Romeo”

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11. Rory Gallagher - “Walk On Hot Coals”

“Got my little girl beside me, No matter what else fails, yeah”

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12. The Pogues - “Dirty Old Town”

“Saw a train set the night on fire / Smelled the spring on the smoky wind”

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13. Damien Rice - “The Blower’s Daughter”

“And so it is just like you said it would be / Life goes easy on me most of the time”

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Tim Brennan, Ken Casey and Jeff DaRosa of Dropkick Murphys perform at Champions for Children's at Seaport World Trade Center on December 3, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. © Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images for BCH Tim Brennan, Ken Casey and Jeff DaRosa of Dropkick Murphys perform at Champions for Children's at Seaport World Trade Center on December 3, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. 14. Dropkick Murphys - “Going Out In Style”

“So what if I threw a party and all my friends were there? / Acquaintances, relatives, the girls who never cared”

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Macklemore (R) performs as headlining act at the Mail Brands Opening Gig during Advertising Week Europe 2016 at KOKO on April 18, 2016 in London, England. © Tabatha Fireman/Getty Images for Advertising Week Europe Macklemore (R) performs as headlining act at the Mail Brands Opening Gig during Advertising Week Europe 2016 at KOKO on April 18, 2016 in London, England. 15. Macklemore - “Irish Celebration”

“We put our glass to the sky and lift up / And live tonight 'cause you can’t take it with ya”

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16. The Undertones - “Teenage Kicks”

“I wanna hold her, wanna hold her tight / Get teenage kicks right through the night”

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17. The Dubliners - “In The Rare Old Times”

“Ring a ring a rosie, as the light declines / I remember Dublin city in the rare old times”

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