We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on this Sunday evening’s programme – 19th July 2020. (S.R.)
The four part series ‘The Singer & the Songwriter’ concludes on Where the road takes me this week, as John Greene rounds off his conversation with singer-songwriter Johnny Duhan.
Although he had pinned his hopes on a completely different song he had written at the time, the reaction to, and success of ‘The Voyage’, both surprised and pleased him enormously.
Fans of Bob may be none too pleased to hear Duhan say that he believes Dylan and his likes, may never have had a hit song without the weight and financial backing of big record companies.
There’s a lesson in humility at a gig in Donegal,
And……….. Surprise! Surprise! Not everybody liked the song ‘The Voyage’. But maybe no surprise to hear it was a Corkman. This Leeside rebel felt he had good reason to hate the song. It was seemingly, he said, too family ‘luvvey duvvey’ for his liking – and he hated every one of his.
The life and times and songs of singer-songwriter Johnny Duhan on Where the road takes me, this Sunday evening at 7 on C103.