|Genres:||Disco Pop / Rock|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 2000s|
This highly popular Irish family group originally comprised brothers and sisters Tommy, Brian, Anne (12 November 1950, Dublin, Eire), Denise (b. 1952, Dublin, Eire), Maureen (b. 14 June 1954, Dublin, Eire), Linda (b. 23 February 1959, Dublin, Eire), Bernadette (b. 17 October 1960, Dublin, Eire) and Coleen Nolan (b. 12 March 1965, Blackpool, England). The Nolans lived in Dublin until 1962 when they emigrated to Blackpool, Lancashire. Parents Tommy and Maureen Nolan were singers and gradually brought their offspring into the act. In 1963 the entire family debuted as the Singing Nolans. After moving to London, the groups personnel was Anne, Denise, Linda, Bernadette, and Maureen. Their act proved very popular on UK television and variety shows. After recording their second album in 1977, and touring America with Engelbert Humperdinck, Denise left a year later in order to pursue a solo career. The sisters signed to CBS Records and were widely tipped to represent...