Thursday, May 28, 2020

May 28 - Brendan Bowyer Died

Irish performer and Royal Showband’s frontman Brendan Bowyer died in Las Vegas, he was 81. 

In the sixties his version of ‘Kiss Me Quick” beat Elvis’ version on the Irish charts, hitting #1. He first met Elvis in 1966, on the set of the movie ‘California Holiday’ (‘Spinout’). Later Elvis would attend his shows at the Stardust Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. He made the Irish charts in 1977 with his tribute ‘Thank You Elvis’. 

(Source: Irish Times)