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List: Phantom 105.2′s Top 50 Irish Songs

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Weekend, Dublin’s Phantom 105.2 FM counted down the top 50 Irish songs, as voted by their listeners. As a result there’s two Bell x1 songs in the top 15, and not one U2 song in the Top 10. And ‘Where’s Me Jumper?’ the fifth best song ever? Hmmm.

Here’s the full list:
1 – The Undertones – Teenage Kicks
2 – The Pogues – A Rainy Night Soho
3- The Frames – Revelate
4 – Thin Lizzy – Dancing In The Moonlight
5 – Sultans of Ping FC – Where’s My Jumper
6 – Thin Lizzy – The Boys Are Back in Town
7 – Bell X1 – Eve, The Apple of My Eye
8 – Stiff Little Fingers – Alternative Ulster
9 – Whipping Boy – We Don’t Need Nobody Else
10 – The Pogues – Fairytale of New York
11 – A House – Endless Art
12 – Horslips – An Dearg Doom
13 – Bell X1 – Rocky Took A Lover
14 – The Cranberries – Zombie
15 – Phil Lynott – Old Town
16 – Mic Christopher – Heyday
17 – U2 – Bad (Live)
18 – The Stunning – Brewing Up A Storm
19 – Jape – Floating
20 – Rory Gallagher – Tattoo’ed Lady
21 – U2 – Pride
22 – U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday
23 – Stiff Little Fingers – Suspect Device
24 – The Frames – Fake
25 – An Emotional Fish – Celebrate
26 – Thin Lizzy – Whiskey in the Jar
27 – Ash – Oh Yeah
28 – Ham Sandwich – Ants
29 – U2 – With or Without You
30 – Ash – Girl From Mars
31 – U2 – Where the Streets Have No Name
32 – Whipping Boy – When We Were Young
33 – My Bloody Valentine – Soon
34 – U2 – One
35 – Rollerskate Skinny -Speed To My Side
36 – The Frank and Walters – After All
37 – Sinead O’Connor – Mandinka
38 – Bloody Valentine – Soon
39 – Director – Reconnect
40 – Therapy – Screamager
41 – Thin Lizzy – Still in Love With You (Live)
42 – Thin Lizzy – Emerald
43 – The Boomtown Rats – I Don’t Like Mondays
44– Ash – Burn Baby Burn
45 – Van Morrison – Into The Mystic
46– Ash – Shining Light
47 – Thin Lizzy – Jailbreak
48– Therapy – Going Nowhere
49 – The Frames Lay Me Down
50 – Villagers – Becoming A Jackal

At least it’s better than Gigwise’s Top 5 Irish artists, check out #5:
http://www.gigwise.com/news/71566/U2-are-voted-the-greatest-ever-Irish-musicians

Watch ‘Teenage Kicks’:

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1 Comment

  1. Mike

    That top 10, voted for by Phantom listeners? I’d doubt it… maybe if the listener was one person, who works in Phantom, and sets the regular Phantom playlist…

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