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Top Session Barn Dances

Of the 45 barn dances 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)
147
Transcription of first 2 bars of Lucy Farr'sLucy Farr's
225
Transcription of first 2 bars of If There Weren't Any Women in the WorldIf There Weren't Any Women in the World
317
Transcription of first 2 bars of James Gannon'sJames Gannon's
417
Transcription of first 2 bars of Bill Malley's BarndanceBill Malley's Barndance
515
Transcription of first 2 bars of GlenbeighGlenbeigh
615
Transcription of first 2 bars of New BroomNew Broom
712
Transcription of first 2 bars of Gypsy PrincessGypsy Princess
811
Transcription of first 2 bars of Gypsy PrincessGypsy Princess
99
Transcription of first 2 bars of Cameron HighlanderCameron Highlander
109Transcription of first 2 bars of Hills of TaraHills of Tara
119
Transcription of first 2 bars of Kilnamona Barn DanceKilnamona Barn Dance
128
Transcription of first 2 bars of Around the Fairy FortAround the Fairy Fort
137
Transcription of first 2 bars of Jimmy Duffy'sJimmy Duffy's
146
Transcription of first 2 bars of Jimmy Duffy'sJimmy Duffy's
156
Transcription of first 2 bars of Róise Bheag Róise Móire'sRóise Bheag Róise Móire's
166
Transcription of first 2 bars of Earl of ThomondEarl of Thomond
175
Transcription of first 2 bars of John Mc Kenna'sJohn Mc Kenna's
184
Transcription of first 2 bars of Thadelo'sThadelo's
194
Transcription of first 2 bars of Green Mountain BoysGreen Mountain Boys
204
Transcription of first 2 bars of Road to the IslesRoad to the Isles

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.