then aged 23 and living in Tuam, put his first dance-band on the road.
He was joined by his brothers Francie
along with Tuam lads, Olly Maloney, Danny Kelly
and Frankie Hannon.
During the 1960s, the Johnny Flynn Showband played all over Ireland in
ballrooms and marquees, travelled to play in Britain regularly and made
seven tours of the U.S.A. and Canada. Hannon in particular was regarded
by many as the man responsible for the distinctive sound which
enthralled dancers throughout the country. He had a unique style of
drumming and also sang all the Fats Domino hits.
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