In 1963, Kildare musician Pat McGarr, leader of
the famous Gallowglass Céili Band, thought that rather than
transform his own band into a showband, that he would put a brand
new band on the road and manage them himself, while continuing on
with the Gallowglass. Thus The
Kings Showband, based in Naas, Co, Kildare, were born. Four of
the members came from The Jimmy Dunny Orchestra, Newbridge.
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