The Faragher Brothers is a blue-eyed soul family musical group from Redlands, California consisting originally of brothers Tommy Faragher, Davey Faragher, Jimmy Faragher and Danny Faragher. Siblings Marty Faragher and Pammy Faragher joined the group for the 3rd and 4th albums.
They recorded two albums for ABC Records (“The Faragher Brothers” 1976 and “Family Ties” 1977) and two albums for Polydor Records (“Open Your Eyes” 1978 and “The Faraghers” 1979).
As a background vocal session group they worked on numerous recordings, contributing vocals to artists such as: Kiss, Melissa Manchester, Peter Criss, Ringo Starr, Randy Edelman and Lynda Carter.
Prior to using the family name, older brothers Danny and Jimmy were members of Sunshine Pop band The Peppermint Trolley Company with Greg Tornquist, and drummer Casey Cunningham under the Acta Label. Later, the band added guitarist Patrick McClure and changed their name to Bones recording several albums for Signpost Records and MCA Records.
Polydor Records 1979
Tracks: Say When, She’s Not The Right Girl, Mystic Eyes, Stop The Parade, I Want The Truth, Those Days Are Gone, No One Is Nowhere, Primal, Had To Leave & It’s About Time.
Musicians on the Faraghers album: Danny Faragher, Davey Faragher, Jimmy Faragher, Marty Faragher, Tommy Faragher, Pete McRae & Bobby Moore.
Open Your Eyes
Polydor Records 1978
Tracks: Baby When You Make It With Me, Stay The Night, Open Your Eyes, Long Hard Climb, Nothing To Lose, Doesn’t Make You Mad ?, That’s A Start, Silver To Gold & Find A Love Of My Own.
Musicians on the Open Your Eyes album: Danny Faragher, Davey Faragher, Marty Faragher, Jimmy Faragher, Tommy Faragher, Lenny Castro, Art Munson & David Wolfert.
ABC Records 1977
Tracks: Thanks A Lot, You’re Making A Good-Bye Bad, Life Is Love, I’m Waking Up, He Wants To See You, Follow My Heart, Don’t I Know It, Fool In Love & You Know That.
Musicians on the Family Ties: Danny Faragher, Davey Faragher, Jimmy Faragher, Tommy Faragher, Michael Baird, Ben Benay, Jay Graydon, Alan Estes, Jim Gordon, Jerry Jumonville, Joel Peskin & Mark Underwood.
ABC Records 1976
Tracks: The Best Years Of My Life, Never Get Your Love Behind Me, It’s All Right, In Your Time Of Need, Please Hurry Up, Losing Cause, You Touched Me, Go Where We Want To, Never Felt Love Before & Give It Up.
Musicians on the Faragher Brothers album: Danny Faragher, Davey Farragher, Jimmy Faragher, Tommy Faragher, Ted Arighi, Kirk Bruner, Chuck Crews, Rich Felts, David Hines, John King, Lenny Castro, James Newton Howard, Pat McClure, Vini Poncia, Tom Saviano, Johnny Vastano & David Wolfert.