'Dragonfly' is one of my favourite songs of all time. Written by Danny Kirwan of Fleetwood Mac, it was released as a single by the band in March 1971 - the month and year I was born. It is based on a poem by the Welsh poet W.H. Davies called 'The Dragonfly'. The song’s delicate guitar lines and poignant atmosphere cleverly reflect the poem’s subject matter: "It was a fleeting visit all too brief, in three short minutes he had been and gone." I have loved ‘Dragonfly’ since the
As it’s winter, I am offering my album ‘The First Snow’ as a free download. It includes covers of ‘When The Stars Go Blue’ by Ryan Adams and ‘Dragonfly’ by Fleetwood Mac, a medieval Christmas carol and twelve original songs. Click here to download. Happy Advent!
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