Johnny Duhan - The Irishman’s Finest Collection

Johnny Duhan - The Irishman’s Finest Collection

Friday, 27 April 2018, 8.15pm

Draíocht Studio // €18 / €15 conc

In a career spanning 50 years, his greatest achievement is a quartet of epic song collections - Just Another Town, To The Light, The Voyage and Flame - which correspond to the four chapters of his lyrical autobiography, TO THE LIGHT.

Sylvie Simmons (author of the acclaimed Leonard Cohen biography I’m Your Man) had this to say about Johnny’s prose autobiography 'There is a Time'; “When I started to read it I couldn’t put it down. He has such a way with words...”

Johnny’s songs are sung worldwide in a variety of languages, thanks to the focus put on them by Christy Moore, The Dubliners, Mary Black and hosts of other Irish and international singers. His song The Voyage has become a modern classic. Christy Moore has termed Johnny “One of our greatest songwriters.” And the late Ronnie Drew described him as “one of my favourite songwriters.”

Join Johnny for an evening of songs from his newest album 'The Irishman's Finest Collection'.

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Published on 10 April 2018

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