From the showband nursery of Waterford, The Footappers featured Martin Flynn as lead vocalist. Martin was a professional photographer and took many photos for Spotlight magazine including some covers.

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Related: Avengers

Town/Village/County: Waterford

Lead Vocals: Martin Flynn
Lead Guitar:
Tommy Fardy
2nd Guitar:
Pat Drea
Peter O'Brien
Eddie Drea
Trumpet: Ted St Ledger
Thomas Coppinger
Jimmy Drea

Discography (Compiled by Eddie Kelly)

7 45 r.p.m.

1966: Love Is A Golden Ring / When Will I Be Loved Silver SR 001
1970: Im Not Getting Married / My Girl Pye 7N 17892

The Footappers on CD

My Girl: The Fabulous Irish Showbands Pulse PBXCD 476/4

Footapper's vocalist Martin Flyinn picture with fellow Waterford singer, Val Doonican in the early '60s
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