Irish Showband

Irish Showband

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Irish Showband was a dance band format which was popular in Ireland during the early rock and roll era from mid 1950s to the late 1970s. The showband was based on the internationally popular six or seven piece dance band. The band's basic repertoire included standard dance numbers and cover versions of pop music hits. The music ranged from rock and roll and country and western songs to traditional dixieland jazz. Key to a showband's popular success was the ability to perform songs currently in the record charts. Some country bands also played Irish traditional and C ilidh music.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Vent
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135657704
  • 9786135657708