From carpenter to songwriter – Since leaving construction and recording Torn Screen Door in 1999, Scottish-born Canadian, David was born in Ayrshire, Scotland where he got his first taste of the working life as a paperboy. At age 10 he was devouring the newspapers he delivered, establishing a life-long interest in politics and world events while developing the social conscience that forms the backdrop of his songs. The family moved to Canada when David was 13.
David Francey is recognized as one of today’s finest singer-songwriters. David has released 9 CDs to date. His most recent, Late Edition, has garnered much praise and two Canadian Folk Music nominations. David is a three time JUNO award winner and also had the honour of receiving the prestigious SOCAN Folk Music Award. In the last few years he took home the Grand Prize in both the International Acoustic Music Award. “it’s a corker” Penguin Eggs Magazine – and two Canadian Folk Music nominations. With Right of Passage Francey earned his third JUNO (Canada’s top music award) in less than 5 years. Francey also had the honour of receiving the prestigious SOCAN Folk Music Award.
“David’s straightforward songs tell honest stories of real people and real places. Poetic perception and a keen eye for the heart of the matter are trademarks of the man and his music. His songs and stories are a direct connection for audiences seeking depth and meaning in the day-to-day.” Shelter Valley Folk Festival
His songs have been recorded by many an artist’s across the world.
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Travels With My Auntie Liz with Liz Clark, Tuesday 18 September 8-10.00pm. Repeat Wednesday 19 Sept 1.00-3.00pm and Catch Up anytime.
Play List Tuesday 18th Sept
David Francey – Late Edition – 2012
Yesterday’s News – by David Francey
Pretty Jackals – by David Francey
Solitary Wave – by Kieran Kane and David Francey
When I’m Not Thinking About you – by Kieran Kane and David Francey
Wonder – by David Francey
Blue Heart of Texas – by David Francey
Just the Same – by David Francey
Borderlands – by David Francey & Lori Watson
High Wall – by David Francey
I Live in Fear – by Kieran Kane and David Francey
Long Brown Hair – by David Francey
Grateful – – by David Francey
Sunday Morning – – by David Francey – David Francey – The Wakin Hour 2004
Ballad of Bowser MacRae –- by David Francey – David Francey – Right of Passage 2007
Badlands – – by David Francey -David Francey – The Waling Hour 2004
Mississippi – by Hans Theessink – Hans Theessink & Terry Evens – Delta Time 2012
Shelter from the Storm – by Hans Theessink – Hans Theessink & Terry Evens – Delta Time 2012
Delta Time – by Hans Theessink – Hans Theessink & Terry Evens – Delta Time 2012
Mama Don’t Cry –by Holden & Holden- I Draw Slow – Redhills 2011
Buffalo Hunt – Trad Arr – I Draw Slow – Redhills 2011
Swans – by Holden & Holden- I Draw Slow – Redhills 2011
Oresundsreel – by T Elof – Elof & Wamberg (DK) – Ornli’ Syge Tracks for Ukulele Og Kontrabas 2012
Halling – Trad – Ornli’ Syge Tracks for Ukulele Og Kontrabas 2012
Only a Womans Heart – by Eleanor McEvoy – Eleanor McEvoy – Only a Woman Heart – 1992
Omnivor – By Henrik Jansberg – Henrik Jansberg – Omnivor 2007
Lady Montgomery – Trad – Session A9 -2012