The Gentry (Ballymena)
One of the few outfits to merit a page in both the groups and showbands' pages.

Related: Newmen, Dazzle Band, Sounds, Gentry B

 The Gentry's first-ever handout photograph (thanks to Seamus Caulfield). Cahir O'Doherty (guitar), Seamus Caulfield (drums), Ronny Souter (bass) and Norman Lindsay (lead guitar).
Vocals: Cahir O'Doherty
Lead Guitar:
Norman Lindsay
2nd Guitar:
Bass:
Ronny Souter
Drums: Seamus Caulfield
Piano/Organ:
Other:
Manager:
 

From left:  Cahir O'Doherty (Ballymena), Norman Lindsay (Ballymena), Mervyn Doole (Antrim), Gerry Neill (Portstewart),  Billy Boyd (Ballymena).

 

Cahir O'Doherty and Billy Boyd. The Gentry changed their name to The Nobility before adding brass in the late '60s (thanks to Karen Mulligan).

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