Johnny’s Memoir

Johnny McEvoy, the legendary Irish folk artist, songwriter and balladeer, reflects on his life, love and passions in over fifty years in music. Knowing how the twists and turns of a person’s life can trigger some of the strongest creative ideas, Johnny has masterfully crafted them into unforgettable songs and stories.

Through the mirror of over 50 of his best-known recordings, Johnny’s personal essays and notes around each song show a man with a deep empathy and understanding of the people, places and historical events that have shaped his extraordinary musical life.

He now shares his personal song notes, lyrics and an exclusive selection of notation in this intimate memoir from one of the great musical storytellers of our time.

An example of what awaits you in Johnny McEvoy’s new book