The Fureys

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The Fureys, sometimes billed as The Fureys with Davey Arthur, are an Irish folk band who have been singing professionally since 1978. Originally a brother act, the singers teamed up with longtime family friend Davey Arthur and had some of their biggest hits with Arthur singing lead vocals.

The Furey brothers are Finbar, Paul (deceased), Eddie and George. Finbar Furey formed the group and sang the lead.

The Furey's hit songs

  • The Green Fields of France - (correctly No Man's Land, by Eric Bogle, also called "Willie McBride")
  • When You Were Sweet Sixteen
  • My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose - (from a setting for A Red, Red Rose, poem by Robert Burns
  • Red Rose Cafe