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  1. Fee Da Da Dee

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    March 6, 2012 by Mike Lewis

    Fee Da Da Dee by The Guggenheim Grotto   (download here) (Buy from Amazon) A great bouncy catchy tune by a folk group out of Ireland.  This came out back in 2008 but I’ve found that people still have never heard…

  2. Two Door Jam


    October 13, 2011 by louie

    Something Good Can Work by Two Door Cinema   (download here) (Buy from Amazon) You’d never know these guys are from Northern Ireland.  “Oh Oh” – if this doesn’t get stuck in your head, something’s wrong with you.…

  3. Johnny Got a Boom Boom


    July 13, 2010 by louie

    Johnny Got a Boom Boom by Imelda May (download here) (Buy from Amazon) Imelda is an Irish blues and jazz singer. She’s pretty badass and this song totally proves it.…

  4. If I Ever Leave This World Alive


    July 12, 2010 by louie

    If I Ever Leave This World Alive by Flogging Molly (download here) (Buy from Amazon) In the spirit of Dropkick Murphy’s, the Flogging Molly’s have an Irish jam tone and in my opinion this is their best song. I highly…

  5. Lay Lady Lay


    June 17, 2010 by louie

    Lay Lady Lay by Magnet and Gemma Hayes (Dylan cover) (download here) Popfolk keyboardist Gemma Hayes, born in Tipperary in 1977 and now based in Dublin, is relatively well known in the indie crowd, thanks to multiple soundtrack appearances and…

  6. Talking BellX1 Heads

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    February 27, 2010 by louie

    Heaven by Bell X1 (Talking Heads cover) (download here) It’s cover Saturdays again. This is one my favorite new bands, Bell X1, and i’ve posted them here a few times (here & here). Here’s a nice little Talking…

  7. Light Catching Your Face


    January 14, 2010 by louie

    Light Catches Your Face by Bell X1 (download here) (Buy From Amazon) These guys are out of Ireland. They used to have Damien Rice as their lead singer but they dropped him. I think they sound better without him. This…

  8. Dr. Fox’s Kids


    October 27, 2009 by louie

    DrFox Kids by Dr. Fox’s Old Timey String Band (MGMT cover) (download here) Kids is one of my favorite songs of the decade. This cover is a nice change of pace…

  9. Rocky Irish Pop Rock


    June 27, 2009 by louie

    bell_x1 play_mikeRocky Took A Lover by Bell X1 (download here) (Buy From Amazon) This is a great tune by the Irish band Bell X1. Apparently they’ve been huge over there for years and nobody over here knows anything about them. Sure,…

  10. Irish Jam Song

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    June 18, 2009 by louie

    flogging_molly_4of4 play_mike I’ll Never Leave This World Aloneby Flogging Molly This is a pretty great song. Especially good for a workout mix.  If you feel as if you’ve heard it before, the song is featured in Episode 8 “Scar Tissue” of…