Irish Folk Songs
... the heart of Irish music
No matter what Irish Folk Songs you listen to, there is always a multitude of stories to be heard. Whether the song is centuries old or only a few years old, it tells a story that is timeless; hardship and suffering, love and longing, happiness and sadness... emotions never change, and Irish Music manages to capture the essence of all of them. You never tire of listening to these tunes because through this music lies the history of Ireland, its people and everything they have endured and celebrated throughout the ages.
The instruments used in most Irish Folk Songs include the guitar, banjo, mandolin, tin whistle, violin or fiddle, Uilleann Pipes, accordion, flute, harmonica, Bodhran and various other forms of percussion. There's something about these instruments that pull at your very heart strings, or make you want to dance and sing for joy... there-in lies the magic of Irish Music.
You will find videos, chords and lyrics to all the following Irish Folk Songs. The songs have been arranged so that they relate to each video, in both key and format... just play along with the video clip. We have also included the original lyrics wherever possible, with some information about the song and the artist. There is even help for anyone that finds the song charts a little confusing, with explanations, definitions, examples, etc.
means the song is suitable for beginners (B).
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Irish Folk Songs Booklet - Free Download
The booklet contains the chords and lyrics to many of the songs on this page, and is freely available to all the Irish Music lovers out there. To get your free copy, just fill out the following form and we will send you an email with a free download link. Please allow a few minutes for it to reach your inbox.
You will need Adobe Reader (the latest version is recommended) installed on your computer in order to open and read this pdf file. You can get Adobe Reader here (a new window will open so you can download it without leaving this page).
If you are unsure of any of the folk songs in the booklet, they are all here on the website complete with videos, chords, lyrics, and instructions wherever necessary. Make sure you bookmark this page just in case... enjoy.
If there is a particular song you would like to see here, please drop us a line, or you may want to leave a comment.
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