Formed from Greystones, County Wicklow showband, The Jets, as a backing-band for country-singer Maisie McDaniel, The Nevada came to be one of Ireland's most enduring bands. They band was fronted at various times by Maisie, Kelley, Jim O'Connor, Roly Daniels, Red Hurley, Roy Taylor, Karen Black, Ronnie Medford, Glen Curtin and Tina. Three Hayden brothers, Tommy, Peter and Bunty were members at various times.

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Related: Nevada, Artones, Jets, Fendermen, Mexicans, Airchords, Collegemen

Town/Village/County: Greystones, Wicklow

Lead Vocals: Maisie McDaniel / Kelley (Eileen) / Roly Daniels / Tina (Reynolds) / Glen Curtin / Roy Taylor / Karen Black / Red Hurley / Ronnie Medford / Val Tino
Lead Guitar:
Jimmy Clarke / Liam Hurley
2nd Guitar:
Wally Meehan
Jack McGuinness / Jim O'Connor
Tommy Hayden / Bunty Hayden
Trumpet: Willie Walsh
Mark Leech / Brian O'Brien / Danny Ellis / Val Kearney
Piano Accordion:
Pat Neary
Peter Hayden
Tommy Hayden


1966: Be My Man / Here Comes My Baby - RCA Victor RCA1507
1970: Christmas Time In Innisfree / 99 Years - Release RL558
1972: How Great Thou Art / Just An Old Fashioned Love Song - Play PLAY44
1973: I Never Said Goodbye / I'd Like To Teach You - Play PLAY63
1974: All Through The Night / Macushla Mine - Polydor 2078 053
1978: My Beautiful You / The Morning After - Release RL943
1978: Viva L'Amour / Who Was That Lady - Release RL944
1979: Isn't It Magic / Love A Little Bit Longer - Spider WEB019
1979: Hey Mi Amore / Four Strong Winds - Spider WEB007
1980: Adam And Eve / Johnny, Johnny - Spider WEB034
1980: A Walk In The Park / Bring Back Your Loving - Spider WEB028
198*: Bump Bump / Make A Little Sunshine Shine - Release RL824

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