The Saw Doctors
The Saw Doctors is a rock band from Tuan, County Galway, Ireland. Formed in 1986 the band consists of Davy Carton (vocals, guitar), Leo Moran (guitars, vocal), Anthony Thistlethwaite (bass guitar, saxophone, vocals), Kevin Duffy (keyboards, vocals) and Rickie O'Neill (drums).
During the late ‘80s the band rose to fame by touring with popular Irish bands Hothouse Flowers and The Stunning, as well performing at the 1988 Galway Arts Festival. They toured with folk-rock band The Waterboys and have had nineteen number ones. Their first number one, "I Useta Lover," topped the Irish charts for nine consecutive weeks in 1990 and held the record for the country's all-time biggest-selling single.
The Saw Doctors have been in the music business for over 25 years and have gained a huge fan-base in the US, UK and Ireland.
On 15 February 2008, they received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Meteor Ireland Music Awards.
After a 17 year breaks between number 1's The band returned to the top of the Charts in October 2008 with a cover of the Sugababes "About You Now" proving that after more than 20 years they are still one of Ireland's most popular rock acts.
The band has taken part in raising money for the victims of 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake disaster and also their music used in BBC Ireland TV programs.