Paddy Goes to Holyhead - Biography
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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Paddy Goes to Holyhead top songs
- Far Away
- Red Rasta
- Whiskey for the Roadies
- Bound Around
- Johnny Went to the War
- Leaving of Liverpool
- The Dragon
- Here's to the People
- The Banks of Australia