Wednesday 23 August 2017

Sadness at passing of showband legend

I WAS very saddened at reading of the passing of John Hardy, founder of the legendary Blue Clavons Showband.

John was undoubtedly the "Daddy of the Dublin Showbands".

In the late-50s the place to be on a Monday night in Dublin was the Teachers' Hall in Parnell Square -- and all you needed was two and six.

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