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Charlie McGettigan

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Gender Male
Age 71
Date of birth December 7,1950
Zodiac sign Sagittarius
Born Ballyshannon
Ireland
SongsRock 'n' Roll KidsRock n Roll Kids · 2018 Feet Of A DancerSome Old Someone... · 2017 I'd Really Love to See You TonightRock n Roll Kids · 2018 View 25+ more
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Charlie McGettigan Life story


Charles Joseph McGettigan is an Irish singer. He lives in Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim.

Charles Joseph McGettigan (born 7 December 1950, Ballyshannon, County Donegal) is an Irish singer. He lives in Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim.

Career


Performing with Paul Harrington, he won the Eurovision Song Contest 1994 with the song "Rock 'n' Roll Kids" (words and music by Brendan Graham). Harrington played piano and McGettigan played guitar. He made an appearance as a guest singer at Congratulations, the 50th anniversary concert of Eurovision.

In August 1998, McGettigan's only son, Shane McGettigan, was killed in a construction accident while working in Quincy, Massachusetts.In 2015, McGettigan wrote "Anybody Got a Shoulder?" for Kat Mahon, which was one of the five songs in Eurosong 2015, the national selection to select the Irish entry for Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015. The song finished 2nd.

Discography


Albums


Songs of the Night (And Other Stories) (1986)

Charlie McGettigan (1990)

Rock 'N' Roll Kids - The Album (together with Paul Harrington) (1994)

In Your Old Room (1998)

Another Side of Charlie McGettigan (c. 2002)

Stolen Moments (2006)

The Man from 20 (2010)

Some Old Someone (Stockfisch, 2019)

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