24 October 2022
British identical twins PAUL & BARRY RYAN were both singer-songwriters who started
as a duo and had some hits together. The biggest Ryan one for the family was ELOISE. A supreme symphonic pop opus performed solo by Barry, but written by Paul. It peaked at #2 on the UK Singles Chart when it came out in 1968.
The Ryan brothers were born 74 years ago today , on 24 October 1948. Paul died of cancer in 1992, aged 44 and Barry passed away last year after complications from a lung disorder. R.I.P.
Here’s that 24 Carat gold pop pearl…
Punk legends The Damned scored a #1 hit wuth their version in the UK in 1986.
RYAN Brothers: History