Phil Coulter returns to the Town Hall

Derry songwriter-producer can look back on 52 years in the business

Phil Coulter.

Phil Coulter.

PHIL COULTER - who has written songs for Van Morrison, Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard, and Luke Kelly - makes a welcome return to the Town Hall Theatre tomorrow at 8pm.

The Derry born songwriter, pianist, and producer can boast of a career now stretching beyond 50 years. In that time he has penned two of the finest songs ever to come out of Ireland 'Scorn Not His Simplicity' and 'The Town I Loved So Well'; produced albums for Planxty and The Bay City Rollers; wrote Elvis's Top 20 hit, 'My Boy'; and co-wrote the Eurovision classics, 'Puppet On a String' for Sandie Shaw, and 'Congratulations' for Cliff Richard. Coulter has also performed with James Galway and the London Symphony Orchestra, Nanci Griffith, Henry Mancini, Elmer Bernstein, and Quincy Jones.

Tickets are from the Town Hall (091 - 569777, ). See


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