Friday, 17 August 2012

Charlie McGettigan

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

Charlie came 3rd with 14 points at he Irish national final for the ESC in 1984 with the song Bee Bop Delight which was written by himself. In 1987 he participated again at the Irish national final with the song Are you shy which was also written by Charlie himself. The song finished in 3rd place with 75 points. For his album The man from 20, Charlie recorded a new version of Are you Shy.

In 1994 Charlie won, together with Paul Harrington, the Irish national final and the ESC in Dublin with the song Rock'n roll kids.

He made an appearance as a guest singer at Congratulations, the 50th anniversary concert of Eurovision.

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