The
Impact
Showband

Famous as Rory Gallagher's first band. The Impact were originally known as The Fontana Showband. By the way, the Impact Showband L.P. which is regularly for auction on eBay, was made after Rory left the band. If it's described as 'featuring Rory Gallagher' it is untrue.

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Related: Fontana Showband, Cork, Taste

Town/Village/County: Cork

Vocals:
Lead Guitar:
Rory Gallagher
2nd Guitar:
Declan O'Keefe
Bass:
Oliver Tobin
Trumpet:
Sax/Clarinet: John Lehane
Trombone:
Bernard Tobin
Drums:
John Campbell
Piano/Organ:
Michael Lehane
Manager:

Discography

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francisk  2001-2012