The
Paddywagon

A 1960's version of The Pogues! Three McGettigan brothers from Carndonagh, County Donegal formed the nucleus with bassist/vocalist Patsy Fayne from Lanesboro who had been with The Exciters. Oliver and John left the band before their hit single, 'Sunday Bloody Sunday'.

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Related: The Exciters


Maurice McGettigan, Oliver Keane, Hugh McGettigan, Patsy Fayne, John Lehane, Colm McGettigan.

Town/Village/County:

Vocals: Patsy Fayne
Lead Guitar:
Colm McGettigan
2nd Guitar/Fiddle:
Mike Mannion
Bass:
Patsy Fayne
Drums: Hugh McGettigan
Sax:
Seamus Downey
Trumpet/Bass:
Maurice McGettigan
Manager:

From left: Mike Mannion (Glenamaddy), Hugh McGettigan (Carndonagh), Patsy Fayne (Lanesboro),
Maurice McGettigan, Colm McGettigan, Seamus Downey (Derry)
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