Friday, June 19, 1970

Musical Artist - Spillane, Davy

Davy Spillane is an Irish musician who specializes in playing the uilleann pipes and low whistle. He was a founding member of the band Moving Hearts, and recorded four albums with them, but left the band in 1985 to pursue a solo career. As a solo artist, Spillane recorded eight albums as well as numerous collaborations. He is probably best know for his role in the musical Riverdance, in which he was a special guest soloist. Spillane also contributed to the soundtracks for movies such as Rob Roy, Gangs of New York, and Wuthering Heights. He has been nominated for a Grammy Award twice, winning once.

Spillane has a website named Davy Spillane, and he can also be found on Facebook.

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