Is Joe Feeney from Lawrence Welk still alive?

Is Joe Feeney from Lawrence Welk still alive?

Deceased (1931–2008)
Joe Feeney/Living or Deceased

Who was the Irish singer on the Lawrence Welk Show?

Joe Feeney
They were surprised when I told them of the death of Joe Feeney, the Irish-American tenor who shot to fame as a singer discovered by Lawrence Welk. He died of emphysema at age 76 on April 16 at a hospice in Carlsbad, Calif., according to his son Tim Feeney.

What year did Joe Feeney die?

April 16, 2008
Joe Feeney/Date of death
Death. Feeney, a non-smoker, died of emphysema at a hospice in Carlsbad, California on April 16, 2008. A son, Tim Feeney, said the family suspects he got the illness from years of exposure to second-hand smoke in clubs and casinos.

Where is Joe Feeney from?

Grand Island, Nebraska, United States
Joe Feeney/Place of birth

When was the Lawrence Welk Show on TV?

Wholesome hits covered up child molesters and secret gay loves! ‘The Lawrence Welk Show’ was mocked as television’s most wholesome program — but bandleader Lawrence Welk stayed busy covering up scandals behind the scenes! The once-popular show ran between 1955 to 1982, including 27 seasons on the ABC network, and still remains popular in reruns.

What was the name of the woman on the Lawrence Welk show that lied?

A longtime boozer, Castle then turned to drugs in her later years — overdosing on prescription pills several times, and suffering a stroke from a combination of alcohol, Percocet and other drugs in 2009. In 2013, according to court records, Castle finally confessed to perjury for her 1978 lies, saying she’d been “brainwashed” by her husband.

How did Lawrence Welk dodge all the scandals?

Welk himself managed to dodge any scandals — except for being known as one of TV’s stingiest stars. One insider told The ENQUIRER about a Christmas party where the bandleader handed out his annual gift of cheap neckties — and discovered that one employee had been with him for 20 years.