|Name Danny Spooner|
|Albums The Great Leviathan|
|Similar People Martyn Wyndham‑Read, Mal Webb, Eric Bogle, A L Lloyd|
Danny Spooner (16 December 1936 – 3 March 2017) was a traditional folk singer and social historian. Born in England, he left school at the age of 13 and worked as a salvage tug and trawler skipper before moving to Australia in 1962. He rapidly became involved in the Melbourne folk revival centred on Frank Traynor's folk club, and was a major figure in the Australian folk scene ever since. He died on 3 March 2017.
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- Danny spooner at fleurieu folk festival 2016
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Danny spooner at fleurieu folk festival 2016
Awards and honours
Danny Spooner was the Port Fairy Folk Festival artist of the year in 1995.