Of the 40 highlands played by irishtune.info members – after excluding members who claim less than five tunes – which are the most popular?
|Rank||How many members|
play this tune
|Tune (and link to tune details)|
|4||9||Neilie Boyle's Highland|
|10||4||Dúlamán na Binne Buidhe|
|11||3||Little Katey Kearney|
|13||3||Dúlamán na Binne Buí|
|19||2||Óró a Stór a Ghrá|
|20||2||Neil Gow's Wife|
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 irishtune.info.
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.