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Growing up in poor circumstances in the midlands town of Mullingar might seem an unlikely start for a musical superstar, but that's exactly the journey Joe Dolan travelled in his amazing life. Not only that, Joe never forgot his roots and loved Mullingar to the day he died. From losing his father at a tragically young age, to his bold decision while still a teenager to throw in a good job and pursue his dream of playing music for a living, to early stardom with The Drifters and conquering the USSR, to his later re-emergence for a new generation of fans as the iconic Man in the White Suit - the amazing, mad, bad and funny stories behind the legendary career will be told for the first time. It is a colourful, life-affirming, revealing and hugely entertaining biography that is a fitting tribute to such a beloved performer.
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Ronan Casey is an experienced journalist with the Westmeath Examiner and also well-known as a music critic. His father, Seamus, was Joe Dolan's manager for his entire career and Joe was part of Ronan's life all of his life.
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Book Description Penguin Ireland, 2008. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1844881962