Another Waterford showband, The Derek
Joys took their name from their lead vocalist. Included in the band
were musicians such as Jimmy Foley, Anthony O'Keefe, Noel Cahill,
Charlie Murphy, Nicky Cahill and Michael Cahill. American G.I. Earl
Jordan fronted the band for a while and D.J. Curtin of The Kerry
Blues was also a member. The band relocated To Mexico where they
released an LP. While in Mexico, drummer Michael Cahill was
tragically killed in a speedboat accident.
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