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

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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.

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book.