Davey Arthur

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Davey Arthur (born in Donegal) is an Irish folk singer.

Biography[edit]

Arthur moved to Scotland at the age of two. He started to play music at the age of eight, and at 18 he returned to Ireland, where he started to compose his own music. He became world famous after he joined The Fureys, when they had their most successful hits. After leaving the Fureys in 1992, he went on to continue with his own solo career, and is involved in various projects, including his own tours. He plays the banjo, mandolin and guitar.

Discography[edit]

In all he has written over 40 compositions, that feature on 28 albums.

Solo albums

  • Celtic Side Saddle (1995)
  • Cut to the Chase (1998)

The Buskers ( with Paul Furey and Brendan Leeson)

  • Life Of A Man Rubber Records RUB 007 (1973)

The Fureys & Davey Arthur

  • Emigrant (1977)
  • Morning on a Distant Shore (1977)
  • Banshee (1978)
  • The Sound of the Fureys and Davey Arthur (1980)
  • When You Were Sweet 16 (1981)
  • Steal Away (1983)
  • Golden Days (1984)
  • In Concert (1984)
  • At the End of a Perfect Day (1985)
  • The First Leaves of Autumn (1986)
  • Red Rose Café/Irish Eyes/Sitting Alone (1987)
  • Dublin Songs (1988)
  • Poor Man's Dream (1988)
  • The Scattering (1988)
  • The Best of the Fureys and Davey Arthur (1993)
  • The Fureys Finest (2002)
  • Gallipoli (2007)
  • 25th Anniversary Collection (2008)
  • 30 years on (2008)

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