The
Creatures

Formerly The Hootenanny's, The Creatures had a minor hit in USA with 'Turn Out The Light'. Brian Harris joined The Gentry and Liam McKenna joined The Real McCoy and later Brown & O'Brien. Fran Byrne replaced Ray McDonald. Frank Boylan helped to form Mellow Candle. Neil Levinson  wrote '222 East Maple' which The Creatures brought from USA and gave to Paul & The Deep Set who recorded the song as 'The House With The Whitewashed Gable'.

Related: The Hootenannys

Town/Village/County: Dublin

Vocals:
Lead Guitar: Brian Harris
2nd Guitar: Liam McKenna
Bass: Frank Boylan
Drums: Ray McDonald / Fran Byrne
Piano/Organ:
Other:
Manager:

Discography

1966: CBS202048 - Turn Out the Light/It Must Be Love
1966: CBS202350 - String A Long/The Night Is Warm
1967: CBS2666 - Looking At Tomorrow/Someone Needs You
1966: Columbia 44145 - Hurtin’ All Over/Love Is A Funny Little Game (USA release)


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