Johnny Finn

Folk
Galway city, County Galway
2061

JOHNNY STARTED GUITAR PLAYING IN GALWAY IN THE EARLY ‘70s JOINED IN SOME OF THE SESSIONS IN GALWAY WITH BROTHER MICKEY FINN, GERRY CARTY, PAT FITZGERALD AND MANY OF THE CHARACTERS THAT BREEZED THROUGH GALWAY THROUGHOUT THE 70’s/80’s.
WORKING IN BOSTON SCIENTIFIC (NON MUSIC!) TO STAY ALIVE!
MUSICALLY TRYING TO GET OFF THE GROUND AFTER 30 YEARS LOST IN ALCOHOLIC FOG!
STARTED SONGWRITING 8 YEARS AGO (AFTER DISCOVERING COMPUTER MUSIC PROGRAMME) SONGS: MAINLY FOLK/COUNTRY/ROCK/IRISH TRAD - ”I COME UP WITH MELODIES FAIRLY HANDY, BUT FIND COMING UP WITH WORDS A MAJOR HASSLE”
JOHNNY HAS BEEN MEETING WITH SOME SUCCESS AS A SONGWRITER – HIS SONG “NEVER TO RETURN” WAS A FINALLIST IN 2004 CLONMEL SONG CONTEST AND WON RUNNER-UP PRIZE IN 2005 IN THE GLINSK SONG CONTEST FINAL! JOHNNY IS HOPING TO RECORD A STUDIO ALBUM SOON, AS HE HAS A GOOD BAKER’S DOZEN SONGS HE FEELS ARE UP TO STANDARD!

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