Gerry Granahan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": rock and roll doo wop Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1990s
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17 June 1939, Pittston, Pennsylvania, USA. Granahan was associated with the 50s groups Dicky Doo And The Don’ts and the Fireflies and also recorded under his own name. Granahan started out as a disc jockey in his home town before switching to a music career. At the age of 17 he began recording demos for Elvis Presley at the latter’s Gladys Music firm. He recorded an unreleased single under the name Jerry Grant in 1957. The following year he co-wrote a song called ‘No Chemise, Please’ and recorded it under his name for Sunbeam Records; it reached number 23 in the summer of 1958. That same year Granahan also reached the US charts as a member of the Fireflies, who just missed the Top 20 with the ballad ‘You Were Mine’, on Ribbon Records, and led Dicky Doo And The Don’ts, a quintet that charted five times on Swan Records, first and most notably with ‘Click Clack’, a novelty rock ‘n’ roll song Granahan co-wrote with...

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