Loudest Whisper

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  • Info Loudest Whisper are an Irish folk rock/progressive folk group formed in the early 1970s and led by songwriter and guitarist Brian O'Reilly. more...
  • Loudest Whisper made several albums and over a dozen singles.
  • The Children of Lir is the debut album by Irish folk rock/progressive folk group Loudest Whisper.
  • For the stage production singer Geraldine Dorgan performed in the main role, and later joined Loudest Whisper as singer/guitarist.
  • This exposure resulted in the production moving to other cities, and the Irish division of Polydor Records signing a record deal with Loudest Whisper.
  • Loudest Whisper was formed in the early 1970s by songwriter and guitarist Brian O'Reilly.
  • Kavanagh left Loudest Whisper during the recording of The Children of Lir, and Nelgian left after the album was released.
  • His voice was full and clear; his loudest whisper was distinctly heard; his middle notes were sweet and beautifully varied; and, when he elevated his voice to its highest pitch, the House was completely filled with the volume of sound. Cited from The American Union Speaker, by John D. Philbrick
  • In 1985 Dorgan and Bowes left the band, and towards the end of the 1980s, Loudest Whisper began to dissolve.
  • Loudest Whisper recorded a number of singles for Polydor Ireland during the mid- and late-1970s, but it was not until 1980 that the label released their second album, Loudest Whisper (later reissued on CD as Loudest Whisper 2), which consisted of some of their singles and new material.
  • Since the mid-1990s, Loudest Whisper have been performing on and off with different musicians, including as a trio of Brian O'Reilly (guitar, keyboards, vocals), his brother Paud (drums, backing vocals) and Brian's son, Oran (double bass).
  • Loudest Whisper began in Fermoy, Ireland in the early 1960s as The Wizards, a cover band consisting of Brian O'Reilly (guitar, vocals), Michael Clancey (guitar, vocals), John Aherne (bass guitar, vocals) and Jimmy Cotter (drums, vocals).