Ross MacManus
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Ross MacManus

Musician
Male
Born Oct 20, 1927
Hometown Birkenhead
Died Nov 24, 2011
Other Names Macmanus, Ronald ...

Ronald Patrick Ross MacManus was an English musician and trumpet player, who performed with Joe Loss and his orchestra, and the father of singer Elvis Costello. Born on Conway Street, Birkenhead, MacManus attended St. Anselm's College. MacManus joined Joe Loss in March 1955. He wrote and sang "Patsy Girl", a 1964 single credited to Ross McManus and the Joe Loss Blue Beats.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1927 Birth Born in 1927.

THIRTIES

1964 37 Years Old He wrote and sang "Patsy Girl", a 1964 single credited to Ross McManus and the Joe Loss Blue Beats. … Read More

FORTIES

1970 43 Years Old In 1970 he recorded a version of The Beatles' song "The Long and Winding Road" under the pseudonym of Day Costello. … Read More
1972 45 Years Old His 1972 album of cover versions of Elvis Presley songs, Elvis Presley's Golden Hits Sung By Big Ross & The Memphis Sound, was reissued on CD in 2008 as Elvis' Dad Sings Elvis. MacManus married Lillian Alda Ablett in 1952; the couple later divorced. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2011 84 Years Old With his second wife, Sara, who died on 12 November 2011, he had four sons, Ronan, Ruairi, Liam and Kieran, who were formerly in the band Riverway.
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