The
Melody Aces

In the late 1950s, The Melody Aces from Newtownstewart, County Tyrone, were one of only four Northern bands who had a big following in the South, the others being The Clipper Carlton, Dave Glover’s Band and Gay McIntyre’s Bandshow.

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Town/Village/County: Newtownstewart, County Tyrone

Lead Vocals: Shay Hutchinson
Lead Guitar:
Tony Catoire
2nd Guitar: 
Bass:
David Coyle
Sax/Clarinet:
Jim Henderson /
Edward McNamee
Trumpet:
Gene Turbett
Trombone:
Patsy McGonagle
Drums:
Eugene McNamee
Organ/Piano:
John Devine
Manager:

Selected Discography

1965: Highway to Nowhere / Oft in the Stilly Night - Rex R 11006
1965: From Nowhere At All / The Holy City - Rex R 11017l
1966: Lay My Head Beneath A Rose / Stand Beside Me - Rex R 11026
1969: We Met In A Field Of Flowers / Broken Engagement - Release RL 523

discography compiled by John Murphy

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