Idol Joy

From Cork, Idol Joy were Ian Jack (vocals), Joe Cherry (guitar), Eddie Mulhare (guitar), John McGuire (bass/vocals) and Fionn Blake (drums). According to ‘Cork Rock’ by Mark McAvoy they were formed in October 1985 they made their live debut in Cork Opera House in February 1986. They recorded a demo in Elm Tree Studios in Cork featuring tracks ‘JFK’ and ‘Eli’. That was also where they recorded today’s track ‘Paradise Days’ which appeared on the Comet LP Two compilation.

Paradise Days‘ (1987)

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One Response to “Idol Joy”

  1. John McGuire Says:

    What a great buzz to still see the name Idol Joy mentioned with and on the same website as these bands. The ” Cork Rock ” book is a gem of a read and proved what massive music talent was around back then. Great memories, great friends, great gigs, great music and now, nearly great grandchildren. Thank You All fellow members, fans and friends…..RocknRoll . John ( Idol Joy ).

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