Black Aces Showband (1957-1970)
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Where Are They Now?
As many early showbands were,
the Black Aces started out in Kilkenny as a skiffle group in the
late 1950's. The original lineup included John Cantwell
(drums), Ollie Kearney (vocals/guitar), Sean Holland (trumpet), Jim O'Dwyer (bass) and Liam Drennan (sax).
When the group made the move
to becoming a showband, they added Arthur Connick (trombone) and Val
Reynolds (guitar). Eventually the band would also feature Pat
Hanrahan (vocals) and Jimmy Lennon (guitar).
More to come.....
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