Jim McCann (musician)

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Jim McCann
Born(1944-10-26)26 October 1944
OriginDublin, Ireland
Died5 March 2015(2015-03-05) (aged 70)
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1964–2015

James "Jim" McCann (26 October 1944 – 5 March 2015) was an Irish entertainer and folk musician. Although a solo artist for most of his career, McCann was a member of the folk group the Dubliners from 1974 until 1979.

McCann's death was announced by his family on 5 March 2015. He had been battling throat cancer.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Collins, Liam (5 March 2015). "The Dubliners' singer Jim McCann has passed away at age of 70". The Independent. Retrieved 5 March 2015.