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Brendan Grace Feature (Active 1969-present)

Photo Gallery - Band Lineups - Discography - Audio samples - Where Are They Now?

The Story

The first time Brendan Grace's name appeared on the Irish entertainment scene, he was a member of the four man group, The Gingermen. The band appeared to have played on the growing folk and cabaret circuit for several years, but we don't know if they released any singles during that time.

In late 1972, Brendan was finally out on his own as a solo artist and released his first single, Cushy Butterfield, a good time folk song which went to number 3 in the Irish charts and firmly establish Brendan as someone to watch. It was also to set the tone for Brendan's success. 8 of his first ten singles managed to crack the Irish top ten, making him one of the most successful recording artists of the era.

  

More to come.....

Photo Gallery

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Gingermen - 1969 Gingermen - 1969 Gingermen - 1969 Brendan Grace - 1974 Brendan Grace - 1974
Brendan Grace - 1973 Brendan Grace - 1973 Brendan Grace - 1973 Brendan Grace - 1974 Brendan Grace - 1974
 
Brendan Grace - 1975 Brendan Grace - 1975 Brendan Grace - 1974 Brendan Grace - 1974 Coming Soon
         
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Years Vocals Guitar Bass Drums Keyboards Sax Trumpet
               
               
               
               

Discography

Cushy Butterfield / Down by the Glenside - #3 Irish Charts
Solo Records - SOLO 106 - December, 1972
Liberty Boy / Industrial Fair
- #5 Irish Charts
Solo Records - SOLO 122 - November, 1973

Paddy The Peddlar / Day At The Zoo
- #4 Irish Charts
Solo Records - Unknown - May, 1974
Dublin Victory Song / Me Mammy
Solo Records - SOLO 106 - December, 1972

A Visit To Santa / Dracula's Daughter
- #3 Irish Charts
Solo Records - SOLO 130 - September, 1974
Delilah / Bottler at Me Sister's Wedding
- #6 Irish Charts
Solo Records - SOLO 135 - May, 1975
Combine Harvester / Bottler At The Circus
- #1 Irish Charts
Solo Records - SOLO 139 - June, 1975
Where Have They Gone /
 - #5 Irish Charts
Solo Records - Unknown - July, 1976

When Benjy Wrapped His Tractor Round the Old Oak Tree /
 - #1 Irish Charts
Solo Records - Unknown - June, 1977

Bottler's Visit To Dallas / Bottler and Whacker

Solo Records - Solo 155 - January, 1978

The Jogging Song / Mrs. Kelly's Sweetshop
 - #16 Irish Charts
CBS Records - CBS 6510 - July, 1978

Intergalactic Teleportation Queen / Bottler's Tables

CBS Records - CBS 68313 - January, 1980

Bottler's Visit To Dallas / Bottler and Whacker
(re-release?)
- #12 Irish Charts
Solo Records - Unknown - September, 1980
Bottler on CB /
 - #7 Irish Charts
Bottler Records - Unknown - July, 1981

A Visit To Santa / Then He Kissed Me
- #26 Irish Charts
Bottler Records - Unknown - November, 1981

The Dutchman /
 - #27 Irish Charts
Bottler Records - Unknown - April, 1982
Song for Mira /
 - #14 Irish Charts
Bottler Records - Unknown - February, 1983
I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen / Father of the Bride
- #15 Irish Charts
Ritz Records - RITZ 077 - July, 1984

Morningtown Ride /
 - #25 Irish Charts
Ritz Records - Unknown - December, 1984
It's Me Again Margaret /

Ritz Records - RITZ 128 - January, 1985

Long Before Your Time /
- #25 Irish Charts
Ritz Records - Unknown - November, 1985
My Heart Is In Ireland / Long Before Your Time
Lunar Records - LOON 034 - January, 1986

Rooster /
- #30 Irish Charts
Harmac Records - Unknown - April, 1987

4 Roads to Glenamaddy / Mr. Bojangles
- #25 Irish Charts
Lunar Records - LOON 081 - January, 1990

I'm Getting Nuthin for Christmas / Bottler's Christmas
- #25 Irish Charts
Lunar Records - LOON 049 - November, 1988

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