RTE documentary series Bombings chronicles The Miami Showband Massacre and investigates the forensics. It was reported that this documentary on The Miami Showband Massacre got one third of the entire country’s viewers on the night. An almost unheard of achievement for a documentary. It was said to the producers that the series would not be commsissioned unless they could get The Miami Showband Massacre story and Stephen Travers to appear.
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So, the cold-blooded murder of three members of the Miami Showband in July 1975 was particularly shocking. Stephen Travers, bass player, miraculously …
BBC documentary The Day The Music Died chronicles The Miami Showband Massacre in 1975 and the devastating aftermath for Ireland’s music scene. The Miami Showband were known as The Irish Beatles and credited with being Ireland’s No 1 band. The Irish showband scene had enjoyed huge popularity from the late 1950’s, through the 1960’s and on into 1970’s… until one fateful night in July 1975.
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www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-16179921The families of three men shot dead in the Miami showband massacre have said a report into the killings indicates an RUC Special Branch agent was involved.