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The Fureys

An Irish musical family whose members performed individually and collectively, sometimes with Davey Arthur. Eddie and Finbar sometimes performed on their own. Finbar composed the haunting air Lonesome Boatman for penny whistle. The band made many Irish songs popular such as Steal Away and Green Fields of France.

  • Finbar Furey (uilleann pipes, whistles, vocals)
  • Eddie Furey (guitar, mandolin, vocals)
  • George Furey (guitar, vocals)
  • Paul Furey (accordion)
  • Davey Arthur (guitar, banjo)