Irish Band Black 47's Larry Kirwan Pens Novel "Rockaway Blue" | WAMC

Irish Band Black 47's Larry Kirwan Pens Novel "Rockaway Blue"

Mar 17, 2021

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Written by author and musician Larry Kirwan, Rockaway Blue, is a new novel which tells the story of a family struggling to pull itself together after an unthinkable trauma.

Larry Kirwan was the leader of New York-based Irish political rock band Black 47 for 25 years. He is author of five previous books, including, Liverpool Fantasy, A History of Irish Music, and Green Suede Shoes, and sixteen plays and musicals, including Hard Times and Rebel in the Soul.

Kirwan also hosts Celtic Crush a popular radio show on Sirius/XM.