The Caravelles

Related: Greenbeats

Guitar: Paul Williams
Ted Carroll / Brian Lynch
Drums: Ken Healy / Mog Ahearne
John Keogh
Des Bonner
Front: Mog Ahearne, Brian Lynch; Back: Paul Williams, John Keogh

The Greenbeats  started off as The Caravelles but being an Irish (green!) beat-group, the idea to change their name to The Greenbeats was a good one, especially since they played in Liverpool's famous Cavern Club in 1964. They came to national prominence as the resident group on the RTE series, "The Showband Show" and released a few singles including "If This World Was Mine", "Little Egypt" and "So Sad". They later added a brass and reed section and embarked on the showbands' circuit.

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