The Impact Showband (Cork)

Related: Fontana Showband, Taste

Famous as Rory Gallagher's first band. The Impact were originally known as The Fontana Showband. There is an Impact Showband L.P. regularly for auction on eBay, which was made after Rory left the band. If it's described as 'featuring Rory Gallagher' it is untrue.
Vocals:
Lead Guitar: Rory Gallagher
2nd Guitar: Declan O'Keefe
Bass: Oliver Tobin
Trumpet:
Sax/Clarinet: John Lehane
Trombone: Bernard Tobin
Drums: John Campbell
Piano/Organ: Michael Lehane
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