Sonny Knowles was born on November 2, 1932, and died on November 15, 2018.
He was one of Ireland’s most famous singers for six decades running.
Sonny Knowles was conceived in Dublin to Tommy and Mary Knowles.
Knowles’s singing is focused on showband and supper club tunes.
Knowles’s initial profession started when he unearthed the clarinet and saxophone at the Dublin Music School.
As a young fellow Knowles joined the Johnny Butler Band pursued by Earl Gill’s Band, the Pacific Showband and afterward Dermot O’Brien’s showband.
Knowles’s choice to go solo at the pinnacle of the men’s club period opened up his profession.
He had two tunes in the 1966 Irish National Song Contest scoring nil focuses with the two tunes and completing in equivalent tenth with himself.
The pair tunes were The Menace from Ennis and a Gaelic passage chuaigh me suas wear chluiche mor and in the Irish last of 1971, Sonny would again score 0 points with his melody a fhaid a mhairim.
Sonny twice endures alarms with oesophageal malignant growth and after his latest fight, reduced his way of life fairly yet at the same time performs.
Sonny Knowles passed away at 86 years old.