Johnny’s big break came in late 1966 when he recorded a song called Mursheen Durkin, an old ballad from the west of Ireland. It topped the charts at Number 1 for three consecutive weeks. It was followed up by The Boston Burglar which also reached Number 1.
His first tour of the United States was in 67. It involved 7 weeks of concerts during that hot summer of Hippies, Protests and Vietnam. One of the many famous venues he played was the “Hungry Eye” in San Francisco. However, his favourite was the famous “Carnegie Hall” in New York. It was at this stage in his career he had his third Number 1 hit with the song Nora from Sean O’Casey’s famous play “The Plough and the Stars”
On a golden August afternoon while sitting on a stone in the sun outside a pub in Co. Sligo came the inspiration to write his first song Long, long before your time. It too reached Number 1.
Many of his songs have become standards and been recorded by many other singers.
Johnny McEvoy Tickets
Sorry, there are no tickets for Johnny McEvoy in Stockport available at the moment. This maybe due to one of the following reasons:
- - Johnny McEvoy in Stockport tickets are currently not on sale.
- - The event has sold out.
- - Details have not yet been announced for Johnny McEvoy in Stockport.
- - The event may have been cancelled.
- - The event has been and gone.
Join our free mailing list for
updates about this event
Johnny McEvoy ON TOUR
Most Popular Shows and Events in Manchester
Tue 29 Oct - Sat 2 Nov 2024