19 February-Phil Coulter

Phil Coulter is a native of Derry Northern Ireland. He is an award winning musician, songwriter and record producer. His music genres include folk, pop and traditional Irish. To date Coulter has 23 platinum records. His awards include a Grammy nomination and five Ivor Novello Awards including Songwriter of the Year in 1975.

Phil Coulter was born in Derry in 1942. He was educated at St. Columb’s College in the city. He later studied Music and French at the Queen’s University of Belfast where he formed his first band. During his career his hit compositions include ‘Walking the Streets in the Rain’, ‘Puppet on a String’, ‘Congratulations’, ‘Saturday Night’ and ‘My Boy’. Coulter composed ‘Ireland’s Call’ in 1995.

Phil Coulter, award winning musician and composer of songs such as ‘Ireland’s Call’ was born in the year 1942 On This Day.

Phil Coulter (seated) Listens To Liam O’Maonlai




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