Fintan is pictured on the right
Bouzouki player Fintan McManus is best known for the tune that was recorded by Altan as Fintan McManus' however it is really called The Guns of the Magnificent Seven.
More info on Fintan can be found on his website http://www.fintanmcmanus.com/ from where this short biography comes.
Born in Lisnaskea Co. Fermanagh; Fintan McManus grew up in an entirely musical household by the banks of the River Erne.
His mother, Rose Gunn from Derrylin, carries a huge collection of old songs though she maintains it is only a small portion of those known and sung by her own father John.
Many consider Fintan to be one of the most outstanding Irish bouzouki players, whether playing tunes or accompanying. He is equally at home with either
contemporary or traditional music. He has compiled a huge collection of newly written material.His compositions have been covered by more than 150 artists and bands worldwide most noted being Altan, Nomos, Boiled in Lead and The Bumblebees.