David Gray: An Introduction
Colin Harper, Irish Folk, Trad & Blues (Collins Press), 2004
Author's Note: There was at least one prepared but discarded chapter in my joint book with Trevor Hodgett, Irish Folk, Trad & Blues: A Secret History (Collins Press, 2004) – a section bringing together three non-Irish artists with strong connections to Ireland, about whom I happened to have accumulated a few pieces of journalism in the previous decade. These artists were Ralph McTell, David Gray and Roy Harper. This is the David Gray section of that chapter, with a first person introduction written for the book.
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