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St. Patrick's Day Party Playlist

Before you add green food coloring to your beer, before you mix up a Boozy Shamrock Shake and before you set out some adorable Drunken Cupcake Pops, you need to pick the tunes for your St. Patrick's Day party.

Like most American-spun holidays, St. Patrick's Day is a time to honor another culture by being completely over-the-top and obnoxious. We like to pay homage to the Irish with lots of green beer, shamrocks and gold coins.

And in that spirit, I've put together a super-fun St. Paddy's Day party playlist that's filled with faux-Irish-American tunes, and will certainly get you pumped up for St. Pat's. Take a look at some of my favorite Irish-inspired songs, and get inspired to create your own playlist on Songza, Spotify or your iPhone. 

From punk-Celtic tunes by Flogging Molly and Dropkick Murphys, to alternative songs by legitimate Irish bands including The Cranberries and B*Witched,  these jams will certainly put you in the St. Paddy's Day spirit. 

Hint: Dancing an Irish jig while rocking out to these jams is not required, but highly recommended. 


"Drunken Lullabies" by Flogging Molly



"If I Should Fall from Grace with God" by The Pogues



"Zombie"  by The Cranberries




"The Seven Deadly Sins" by Flogging Molly



"Breathless" by The Corrs



"For Boston" by Dropkick Murphys




"Screaming at the Wailing Wall" by Flogging Molly




"C'est La Vie" by B*Witched




"Rose Tattoo" by Dropkick Murphys




"For the First Time" by The Script



"Vertigo" by U2

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Jennifer Geddes
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Jennifer Kelly Geddes has hosted Christmas cookie swaps, New Year's open houses, Thanksgiving for 22, and all manner of dinner parties in her Manhattan and Ghent, NY homes.

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