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Denis Allen Feature ()

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

The Story

In June, 1968, a small article in the Limerick Chronicle announced "Denis has song to sing."  The Limerick born singer had just won his first song contest, the Limerick Festival's "Search for a Song" competition. First prize for winning the contest was 15 and the "Wimpy Cup." Denis was 21 at the time and his composition, Going Back to Shannonside was released as a single apparently to little acclaim outside Limerick itself. At the time, Denis was playing guitar with the local Jack Glynn Quintet. He had previously been with the Berwyn Showband for a short time as well as a beat group (we will endeavor to get that name). At the time, Denis was also an architectural assistant with a local firm.

A couple of years later, in August 1970, Denis was at it again. He had joined the Monarch's alongside future Ding-A-Ling co-star Shaun O'Dowd and former Freshman, Tommy Drennan. Denis wrote a song for Tommy, A Beautiful Peace (1973) which    

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Discography

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