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The Kelly Family

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The Kelly Family is one family, but in the same time - a multicultural band, who played music in the styles of Pop, Rock, Folk and even Jazz. The main feature of the band was not only nine siblings, singing and playing beautiful music, but the sincerety of this music, the choir, simple but lovely lyrics and the culture of the family. The band started their career in early 1980s and since than sold over 20 millon copies of their albums. They are the autors of the biggest selling pop album in German history - Over The Hump [1994].

For many years, the group presented a unique gypsy image and a vagabonding lifestyle, travelling around Europe in a double-decker bus and houseboat. Their image was enhanced by their eclectic and often home-made clothing and the very long hair worn by both male and female members of the band. In recent years they have presented a more modern look.

Everything started from their father - Daniel Jerome, Dan for short, who was born 11th of October 1930 in Michigan, USA. He grew up to be a teacher and professor in math, Lateen and philosophy. He also owned an antique shop. Dan married Joanne in 1957, and they got 4 children, Danny (1961), Caroline (1962), Kathy (1963) and Paul (1964). Danny was retarded.

In the USA the family lived a modern life with TV, radio and two cars. But Dan got sick of the “American Life”. He wanted his kids to grow up in a safe environment, which he meant they wouldn’t find in the US. May 1965 they moved to Europe and Spain.

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  • kyfi_rachman

    The 'similar artists' are realated only by having their peak popularity around 1997. I don't know any band with comparable style.

    20 Aug 11:46pm Reply
  • doomi878

    'Flip a coin' is a masterpiece <3

    13 Aug 1:31pm Reply
  • Scarlet_Fields_

    hey! the fans of Kelly Family! I want to friendship! Эй! Фанаты Келли Фэмили я хочу дружбы с вами!

    22 Jul 9:42am Reply
  • MigueleMatador

    still love them

    7 Jul 3:33pm Reply
  • Light_and_Magic

    Ah, childhood.. [34]

    12 Jun 3:45pm Reply
  • sternenfee0

    ☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--wunderschön--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆

    12 May 12:15pm Reply
  • imperviam

    Ah, childhood.. [33]

    29 Mar 11:04pm Reply
  • ronaldmieldijk

    goede muziek

    14 Mar 8:53pm Reply
  • Jirousek

    I will recommend to listen to the album Wow!

    2 Feb 4:24pm Reply
  • LadyNikkiS

    I love them since my childhood ♥....I remember these beautiful times of my childhood 16-17 years ago so clearly....And Paddy ( was my first love in my life and will be my eternal love :) ) ....I'll be dreaming about that I'm his wife till end of my life........

    24 Jan 6:21pm Reply
  • fankelly

    Kellysów to ja zawsze bęsę słuchać. ach ten Angelo:-)

    11 Nov 2013 Reply
  • hasste

    Nothing Like Home...

    3 Nov 2013 Reply
  • monalona

    eh, sentyment do nich będę mieć zawsze, kawał dobrej muzyki i kawał mojego życia :) niesamowicie wrócić do tego po latach. mimo wieku dreszczyk przy niektórych utworach niezmienny :)

    1 Aug 2013 Reply
  • deadisnotend

    A teraz cofamy się do 1994, wyobrażamy sobie że Last już istnieje i patrzymy na licznik odtworzeń... podejrzewam że spokojnie by to szło w dziesiątki milionów...[8]

    14 Jul 2013 Reply
  • annielovesgnr

    Ile ja tego słuchałam kiedy byłam mała:) Ah, childhood.. [32]

    13 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Nochek

    thanks.

    4 Apr 2013 Reply
  • sabi_music

    Więcej o koncertach w Polsce znajdziecie na http://www.infomusic.pl/koncerty/artykul/36489,paddy_kelly_na_trzech_marcowych_koncertach_w_polsce

    21 Jan 2013 Reply
  • minerfffa

    A teraz cofamy się do 1994, wyobrażamy sobie że Last już istnieje i patrzymy na licznik odtworzeń... podejrzewam że spokojnie by to szło w dziesiątki milionów... [5]

    17 Jan 2013 Reply
  • angie185

    I love Kelly Family since '96 ;)

    7 Jan 2013 Reply
  • akont

    A teraz cofamy się do 1994, wyobrażamy sobie że Last już istnieje i patrzymy na licznik odtworzeń... podejrzewam że spokojnie by to szło w dziesiątki milionów...[7]

    30 Dec 2012 Reply
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