Made in Ireland, born in Highgate, North London 1951 (Karl Marx was a close neighbour).

Musical influences; parents record collection, country, Irish music, church music, BBC Radio, Radio Luxembourg and Donovan.

Joined Greenwich Youth Theatre aged 15 where I found out I could sing.
Started playing guitar at 18 and began busking in London aged 19.

Left England for good March ’74.

First solo concert on mainland Europe (France) April ’74 and the rest is history.