Originally known as Rain Dogs circa 1985-86 with original guitarist Don Kavanagh. Became Tru'penny Opera in 1987. Niall Lacey previously in Black Arthur & The Undertakers (1979-81).
Two TV appearances, both available on youtube: Recorded "Brilliant Field" live in Cloanrd Community Centre for the Bibi Baskin Show on RTE in October 1988 (recorded October 24th, broadcasted October 27th); performed "Solo On The Corner" live over a backing track in Montrose Studio on December 20th 1988 for RTE's Joe Maxi, broadcast on January 9th 1989.
Drummer Peter Murphy is the author of the acclaimed novel John The Revelator, published in 2009.
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