The
Olly Maloney
Showband

Formed by trumpeter Olly Maloney who had led The Ohio Showband for a period after leaving the Johnny Flynn band. His brother Jarlath joined from Pete Brown's band on trombone and Ricky Keane from Milltown Malbay, Co. Clare was lead vocalist. Cyril Fullard came from The Astrals on saxophone and drummer Barry Hurley came from Cork's Rio Showband.

If you would like to write a piece about The Olly Maloney Showband, if you can fill any of the spaces in the line-up or if you have a different photo to those on this page, please let us know by clicking on the Contact button below. Comments and memories of friends, band-members and fans will be published on this page.

Related: Johnny Flynn, Ohio, Philosophers, Galway Blazers, Astrals

Town/Village/County: Tuam, Co. Galway

Lead Vocals: Ricky Keane
Lead Guitar:
Patsy Phelan /Jimmy Flynn / Kevin Keeley
2nd Guitar: 
Ricky Keane
Bass:
John Clancy / Billy Garvan
Sax/Clarinet:
Cyril Fullard
Trumpet: Olly Maloney / Frank Donnellan
Trombone:
Jarlath Maloney
Drums:
Barry Hurley
Organ/Piano:
Manager:
Discography:

Incorrect caption by the paper. It should read: Front: Barry Hurley, Ricky Keane, Billy Garvan. Back: Jarlath Maloney, Olly Maloney, Frank Donnellan, Jimmy Flynn.

Gateway   |  Showbands Home  |  Beat Home  |  Contact
francisk  2001-2010