Best songs about the Irish 'Troubles'

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walktothewater

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Best songs about the Irish 'Troubles'
« on: March 20, 2024, 06:36:12 PM »
In no particular order:

"Sunrise" - Neil Hannon / The Divine Comedy

"The Island" - Paul Brady

"The Town I Loved So well" - Phil Coulter (performed by the Luke Kelly and the Dubliners)

"Please" - U2

"Zombie" - The Cranberries

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Re: Best songs about the Irish 'Troubles'
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2024, 07:25:05 PM »
Oliver's Army - Elvis Costello and The Attractions

Streets of Sorrow/Birmingham Six - The Pogues


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Re: Best songs about the Irish 'Troubles'
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2024, 07:27:53 PM »
Oliver's Army - Elvis Costello and The Attractions

Streets of Sorrow/Birmingham Six - The Pouges

Both great tracks.

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Re: Best songs about the Irish 'Troubles'
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2024, 08:50:15 PM »
Sunday Bloody Sunday

You Lost the League at Goodison Park

God Save The King

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Re: Best songs about the Irish 'Troubles'
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2024, 09:15:22 PM »
Sunday Bloody Sunday

A great rock and roll stomper but in my view not among the best songs about the Irish 'Troubles' . Just my opinion.