January 31, 2004
- This might sound a little bit like a disc skipping ...but yes, you guessed it, more Drifters - Joe Dolan, this time.
January 29, 2004
- Another pic added to the Drifters section.
January 26, 2004
- A new colour pic added to the Drifters section.
January 25, 2004
January 23, 2004
January 20, 2004
January 19, 2004
January 18, 2004
- Two new photos added to the Walter Lewis Showband section - from Cliff Ledger (Guitar, Walter Lewis Showband) by way of George Dillon.
January 17, 2004
January 15, 2004
January 14, 2004
January 13, 2004
- A new pic added to the Clipper Carlton section - a bit of a slow-loader but worth the wait!
January 11, 2004
- Started the San Bernadino section....and....
- One more picture added to the Countrymen (Antrim) section.
- Apologies for some glitches on the front page yesterday and this morning - the graphic links are clickable again.
January 10, 2004
- Continuing the story of the Countrymen (Antrim) - with one more picture .
January 8, 2004
An addition to the Cadets
January 7, 2004
January 6, 2004
January 5, 2004
January 4, 2004
Not a site addition per se, but rather, a
little flight of fancy stemming from a
conversation with Larry Kirwan of Black 47.
Larry writes: "I was in the infamous Johnny
Reck Showband which changed its name
frequently to amongst others The Liars
Showband and The Palladium - to get more
jobs. Now Johnny Reck is 84 and is still
gigging on Sunday nights in Broaders' Pub in
Wexford Town. Johnny also claims to have
owned the first electric guitar in Ireland.
His brother, Markey - an electrician made him
a Hawaiian Steel guitar, sometime after the
2nd World War... GE Smith of the Bob Dylan
Band and the Saturday Night Live band is
fascinated with him and his claim. He wanted
to get the guitar. When I asked Johnny, he
said "I think it's out in the coal shed
This leads, logically, to speculation - Was
Johnny Reck's guitar , indeed, Ireland's
first electric guitar? If anyone would like
to weigh in on this - drop a line to
firstname.lastname@example.org. The responses will
(if enough come in) be compiled and shared at
a later date.
The first submission of the year from John
Baird - starting off the Raindrops
Showband (Galway) section.
January 3, 2004
January 2, 2004
January 1, 2004
A brand new page for a brand new year. We
wish everyone a Happy and a prosperous New
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