Dave’s Lockdown Tunes

It’s been quite a while since I updated this blog page. I thought it’d be good to share some guitar videos I’ve recorded at home during the Covid-19 lockdown. I call these Dave Flynn’s Lockdown Tunes – They are a mix of Irish trad, brazilian music and original compositions and improvisations I recorded over the… Continue reading Dave’s Lockdown Tunes

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Paddy Fahey (1916-2019) – The Irish Mozart

The greatest Irish composer of the 20th Century passed away, aged 102, on Friday 31st May 2019. His name was Paddy Fahey. He didn’t compose classical music, he composed Irish jigs, reels and hornpipes. Composers of traditional/folk music are rarely acknowledged as ‘great’ composers like their classical counterparts are. However, the genius of a ‘folk’… Continue reading Paddy Fahey (1916-2019) – The Irish Mozart

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The Story of Pouric Songs

One of my proudest achievements is producing the album Pouric Songs  with my band D.F.F.  A new version of the album has just been released. It’s re-mastered, re-ordered and re-edited. ​Below I share the story of Pouric Songs  to celebrate the release and explain the re-issue. ​​ ​The 1990’s Roots of Pouric Songs Long before I composed orchestral… Continue reading The Story of Pouric Songs

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