Don't quote me

John Spillane, singer-songwriter.

7th September, 2013
John Spillane.

John Spillane, singer-songwriter, on:

I grew up in Cork and thought it was a magical place. Then, when I became a songwriter and started writing about it, I found a lot of people putting it down, saying 'Cork is a hole'. I said, 'What's wrong with you? It's beautiful.'

I got signed to EMI when I was 40. I'm 52 now. It was a huge deal for me. I didn't make a decent living...

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