Over the time, Irish traditional music has developed and evolved into new forms, updating to the present times and mingling with other styles and rhythms.
Yet music is still a central element is social events. Irish music enthusiasts gather at a pub to play and drink beer.
One of the best-known traditional Irish song is "Whiskey in the Jar".
Watch at these two videos: the traditional style played by the Irish folk band "The Dubliners" and the adaptation of the same song made by Metallica.
Compare : general style and rhythm, musical instruments , audience, setting.
Which do you prefer? Why?
Here you have the lyrics, what story does the song tell? Retell the story using your own words.
Whiskey Jar Chart by Amanda Caldwell