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Sounds Like: Fairport Convention, Wolfstone
Bio: Peter McGowan was born and raised in Co. Cavan, Ireland. He moved to Los Angeles in the spring of 1987 where he began working as a session musician. Many of these sessions included world-renowned artists including, Chet McCracken (Doobie Brothers), Albert Lee, and Howard Leese (Heart). Working ...See Full Bio
“IA&E: What music are you influenced by McGowan: I connect with and love what is at the heart of Irish music. Raw emotion, great storytelling, and haunting melodies. One can sense the sheer love of music these musicians and song writers had. I once heard, music is what feelings sound like. I agree, you can hear what these people were feeling through the music. It is like, the melodies carry some of the DNA of the people who created them as well as those who lived at that time. One can hear mother Ireland in the music of her children”