Republic of Ireland

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling: Tribute to Ireland

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The Irish like their drink, like their music, and most certainly love their football. When Irish Eyes Are Smiling: Tribute to Ireland celebrates such cultural mainstays for a nice tribute to the old and new music of Ireland as well as to the game of footy. Traditional folk songs and rock & roll favorites are spread throughout this 17-song set. Highlights from the Pogues and the Dubliners round out the more familiar tunes on this collection, but honoring the country's soccer stars is what it's all about. The Republic of Ireland Squad's pride is ablaze on "Put 'Em Under Pressure" and "The Boys in Green." A live version of Thin Lizzy's "The Boys Are Back in Town" is featured with a live version by London Celtic Lizzy for a surefire energetic theme.

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