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Top Session Airs

Of the 86 airs played by members – after excluding members who claim less than three tunes – which are the most popular?

Of related interest:
RankHow many members
play this tune
Tune (and link to tune details)
1110
Transcription of first 2 bars of Sí Bheag, Sí MhórSí Bheag, Sí Mhór
290
Transcription of first 2 bars of South WindSouth Wind
345Transcription of first 2 bars of Down by the Sally GardensDown by the Sally Gardens
438
Star of the County Down
534
Transcription of first 2 bars of Hector the HeroHector the Hero
629
Munster Cloak
717
Transcription of first 2 bars of Ash GroveAsh Grove
815
Transcription of first 2 bars of Trip We Took over the MountainTrip We Took over the Mountain
913
Dark Island
1011
Blind Mary
1110
Coolin
1210
Ar Éirinn ní Neosfainn Cé Hí
139
If Ever You Were Mine
149
Lament of the First Generation
158
Port na bPúcaí
167
Mná na h Éireann
176
Blackbird
186
She Moved through the Fair
195
Castle of Dromore
205
Wounded Hussar

About the sort order: Tunes that are tied with the same number of people playing them are then ranked with the oldest tunes first, based on the post-1900 publication histories of the tune, as documented in .

Caveat: The accuracy of these "session" statistics depend on how carefully each contributor was about entering his or her repertoire. There are known cases when users have hastily grabbed at a wrong tune only because it happens to have the same title as the intended tune, without bothering to read more closely. This behavior should only have a minor effect on these "most popular" lists.