The
Newmen

Based in Ballymena, Co. Antrim, The Newmen were a young showband managed by The Freshmens' lead guitarist Damien McIlroy. Subsequently, Ivan Laybourne of The Newmen replaced Billy Brown in The Freshmen.

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Related: Freshmen, Real McCoy, Plattermen, Sounds

Town/Village/County: Ballymena, Co. Antrim

Lead Vocals: Ivan Laybourne
Lead Guitar:
Tony Fisher
2nd Guitar:

Bass:
George McCullough
Sax/Clarinet:
Wayne Cordner / Barry Woods
Trumpet:

Trombone:
Jim McIlmurray
Drums:
Seamus Caulfield
Organ/Piano:
Paul McElroy
Manager:
Damian McElroy

Selected Discography

196?: Holiday Girl / Loveland Harbour - Tribune TRS 104
196?: Seasons In The Sun / Bonnie, Bonnie - Dolphin DOS 37
1972: A Million Tears / Start My Life Again - Parlophone R 5941

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