Orange
Machine

Their single "Three Jolly Little Dwarfs" was one of the best Irish "psychedelic" singles and reached No.14 in the Irish charts. It and its follow-up 'You Can All Join In' are keenly sought by collectors worldwide. Ernie Durkin later joined Gentry, Tommy Kinsella joined the Cotton Mill Boys and drummer Jimmy Greally became a successful radio broadcaster. Lead guitarist was Robin Crowley.

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Related: Gentry, Cotton Mill Boys

Town/Village/County: Dublin

Vocals:
Lead Guitar:
Robin Crowley
2nd Guitar:
Tommy Kinsella
Bass:
Ernie Durkin
Drums: Jimmy Greally
Piano/Organ:
Other:
Manager:

"I think the Orange Machine was a great group. We had some original songs that did not get recorded because of the break-up of the group, we were all very young and did not know what we really had. What we needed was a good manager to keep us on the right track and give us some direction - then maybe the group could have stayed together and made some more recordings.

We could have been one of Irelands top original groups. We had a really original sound, and everyone complemented each other."

Ernie Durkin - October 2008

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