Richard "Dickie" Rock was the frontman of the Miami Showband, three members of which were murdered in 1975. Before he was famous Dickie was an apprentice welder. Dickie was the subject of a well-known Irish catchphrase - "spit on me Dickie". The phrase took off in Belfast in the 60s and spread all over the country. Between 1963 and 1977 Dickie and the Miami Showband had eight top ten hits.
Dickie Rock and the Miami were the First Irish Artists to… read more
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