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Gerard Tannam

Gerard Tannam

FROM time to time we've provided dispatches on the exploits of singing policeman Gerard Tannam. But here's news of more multi-media activity from among the ranks.

Monday, 10 January, 1994, 12:00am

Cop crooner's hot tip

BACK on the local beat after his escapade in Dublin serenading Mother Teresa, Hongkong cop Gerard Tannam, an off-duty rock singer, calls to talk about something called ''Out Of The Ashes''.

28 Jun 1993 - 12:00am

Policeman woos nun with song

BY all accounts, Hongkong Police Inspector Gerard Tannam (who sidelines as lead singer with local groups The Shadowboxers and The Wild Geese) gave a creditable account of himself when, at the invitation of the Lord Mayor of Dublin, he regaled Mother Teresawith a song he had written about her work in India.

10 Jun 1993 - 12:00am

Boxers take folk out of the shadows

APART from Cantopop, live rock music has always been an iffy business in Hongkong.

With a relatively small base of proficient musicians and a largely conservative audience to play for, it is inevitable the local music scene consists largely of saccharine cover bands and underdeveloped singer-guitarists.

7 Mar 1993 - 12:00am