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By John Spillane

John Spillane fell in love with making a song whilst he was once a small boy and now that he has written approximately 2 hundred songs and an opera, he feels he’s beginning to get the hold of it. For over thirty years, his songs have supplied a musical historical past to lifestyles in eire, and feature been played by way of such luminaries as Christy Moore, Sharon Shannon and Mary Black.

Gathering those evocative lyrics in print for the 1st time, John provides perception into the muse and tales at the back of the songs. He additionally contains stories of his adventures at the sea of existence, from incomes his first royalty cheque to signing with EMI (once The Beatles’ label).

This is a gorgeous assortment, and conjures a colourful international of color, poetry, tune and love. such a lot of all, get pleasure from John’s natural positivity as he asks, ‘Will we be wonderful or what?’

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