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Archive The story of their hasty birth was told by Gerry Flynn, who explained that they are all students of the Marist Brothers College, Athlone, and during a retreat in Galway they were asked to render hymns. ith the assistance of their young tacher Brother Paul Kavanagh they gladly obliged and so this resulted in…


Active: circa 1971 Lineup: Andy Kilmartin – guitar/vocals Gerry Flynn – bass/vocals Billy Sheriff – drums  Bio: Blues rock power trio in Taste/Cream/Mountain/Skid Row mould in 1971 but possibly playing folk-rock by 1973 according to the poster below. This was probably the later, augmented lineup which included keyboards (Frank Kenny) and a blonde female singer…

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Doc Carroll’s Nightrunners Showband

Tony Allen Tom Allen Doc Carroll After nearly 10 years with the Royal Blues Showband, singer/guitarist Doc Carroll decided it was time to go out on is own. His last single with the Royal Blues, released in May, 1971 was called “Night Runners,” the same name he chose for his new band, The Nightrunners. The…

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