Roly Daniels Biography

India-born guitarist/vocalist Roly Daniels is one of the most successful country and western artists in his adopted home of Ireland. The recipient of a lifetime achievement award from Irish World newspapers, Daniels ahs recorded such hits as "Hello Darling", the "Fighting Side Of Me", "Sunny Tennessee", "He Stopped Loving Her Today" and "Mr. Jones". Although he maintained a low profile during the early-1990s, performing only rarely in public, Daniels returned to the stage as part of a touring revue, Hucklebuckin' Again, with Brendan Bowyer and Butch Moore, accompanied by siblings Keith McDonald on trumpet and Lorraine McDonald on saxophone and flute, and their group, the Showband Show. Since the tour's conclusion, Daniels has continued to tour with Big Chief (Flaming Star) and the Showband Show. Born in Jubbulpore, India, Daniels grew up in Dublin, Ireland. Initially performing with the Memphis Showband, he later played with the Nevada Showband. He remains one of the top international country and western entertainers in Nashville, Tennessee. ~ Craig Harris, Rovi


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