And whatever happened to “the lesser known showband prospect award”? View all posts with content from New Spotlight. 1972 / 70s / Fashion / Magazines / New Spotlight Tags: Gay Byrne, Horslips, Larry Gogan, Pat Egan share You Might Also Like Old Adverts #43 – Penneys Dublin, 1969 January 22, 2012 Montague Arms Lounge Bar, Portstewart, Co Derry 1977 June 24, 2014 Ireland on the Move – Part 2 – 1965 Harper’s Bazaar March 13, 2012 This Post Has 4 Comments sheridansays 5 Oct 2011 What a tragically depressing place Ireland 1972 was. Joe Healy 3 Feb 2012 Who the heck were Murphy and the Swallows?? Pat Conneally 17 Feb 2017 Former members of The Premier Aces (Houston Wells & The Premier Aces), Sonny Ward (Sax), Johnny Carroll (The Man With The Golden Trumpet), Jimmy O’Neill (Keyboards) and Bobby Madden (lead gtr). First lead singer was Jim Nash replaced by (Margaret) Murphy. Other members Mickey Belton (drms) and Murty Finn (bass). The line up recorded a number of singles and one LP for the Release Records subsidiary Play. A later lead singer was named Magic and had a light-up suit. Some members of the band went on to become The Magic Band. David. 5 Oct 2013 They have T-Rex listed under progressive? Comments are closed.