Brian Connolly



Brian Connolly

Rating
Active
1963 to 1997
Born
October 5, 1945 in Glasgow
Died
February 9, 1997
Location
United Kingdom
A.K.A.
Scottish, member of Sweet
Biography
Brian Connolly was born on October 5, 1945 in Hamilton, Scotland. He was adopted at birth and took the name Brian McManus. When he was 18 Brian discovered that he was adopted he changed his surname to his mother's, Connolly. At age 18 Brian moved to Middlesex and replaced singer Ian Gillan (of Deep Purple and Black Sabbath fame) in a band called Wainwright's Gentlemen which included drummer Mick Tucker. Wainwright's Gentlemen split up in 1968 without releasing any recordings. Connolly and Tucker remained together and then recruited guitarist Frank Torpey and bassist Steve Priest, they named the new band Sweetshop.

Top Songs by Brian Connolly


Fox on the Run

by & Brian Connolly’s Sweet

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Sweet Trax

Sweet Trax

Brian Connolly December 2, 2017

18 Tracks

Fox On The Run - Brian Connolly formerly of The Sweet

Fox On The Run - Brian Connolly formerly of The Sweet

Brian Connolly June 2, 2014

12 Tracks

Ballroom Blitz

Ballroom Blitz

Brian Connolly December 17, 2013

12 Tracks

Blockbuster

Blockbuster

Brian Connolly April 30, 2013

12 Tracks

The Dave Cash Collection: Something Sweet

The Dave Cash Collection: Something Sweet

Brian Connolly May 9, 2011

14 Tracks

The Best of Brian Connolly of The Sweet

The Best of Brian Connolly of The Sweet

Brian Connolly February 22, 2011

12 Tracks

Timeless Pop: Brian Connolly & The Sweet

Timeless Pop: Brian Connolly & The Sweet

Brian Connolly February 1, 2011

12 Tracks

Brian Connolly's Sweet Collection

Brian Connolly's Sweet Collection

Brian Connolly July 26, 2010

18 Tracks

Sweet Collection

Sweet Collection

Brian Connolly June 1, 2010

18 Tracks

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