Paddy Goes to Holyhead - Biography


Paddy Goes to Holyhead

Paddy Goes To Holyhead (also PGTH or Paddies) are a German Folk-Rock band from Darmstadt (Germany) founded by Paddy Schmidt in 1988. The band's name not only is inspired by Frankie Goes to Hollywood, but also refers to the so-called "paddies", a term once used for Irish emigrants, as well as the Welsh seaport Holyhead which had been an important transit station for many Irish emigrants.
Current members: Paddy Schmidt: vocals, guitar, harp, whistles, bagpipes
Jo Naumann (1992–1995, and again since 2005): vocals, accordion, keyboards


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