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A year in which Con & Dec celebrate the 40th anniversary of their first hit record


What we've been up to this year.

40 years at ‘The Top’ of their profession and still going strong! 

These Dublin Lads who are celebrating their 40th year in Showbusiness have released a Christmas Album, posed almost naked for a Charity Calendar, and released a new instrumental track on the Water Rats Compilation Album called ‘The Gathering’, and have have a track on the new 'Readers Digest' Christmas Album. So you see they are still making headlines around the World. 

Latest Production!


Con's Granddaughter Lydia was born on Christmas Eve 2003. 

Dec Receives his Gold Plated Limited Edition Amplifier from Dr. Jim Marshall O.B.E. for his contribution to music over the past 40 years. Con also received an amplifier from Jim.

Our Latest Album - getting rave Reviews!!



Title: Christmas With The Bachelors
Artist: Con &  Dec 'The Bachelors'
Format: CD album
Other Formats: Cassette album 
Released: 20/10/2003
Cat #: CD6514
Barcode: 4006408065142

   'The Gathering'  

' Water Rats' Compilation Album 

        To Order Ring 0207 278 3248       

' Water Rats' Compilation Album featuring :

Brian May - Bert Weedon - Mike Batt - Midge Ure - Raymond Hurley -  Chas McDevitt -  Big Jim Sullivan -  Rick Wakeman - John Lodge - Joe Brown - Martin Taylor - Gordon Giltrap - and of course Con & Dec.

 Released on Voiceprint Records

Distributed by Pinnacle


'Calendar Boys' + CD

The calendar plus CD available from Neil Crossland, Priory Road, Bolton on Dearne, Rotherham, S63 8AE  Tel. 01709 892893. Fax. 01709 891156

 or from the artists appearing in it.



Con & Dec Onstage at The Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, with their Backing Band Plus the Treorchy Male Choir

Con, Dame Vera Lynne, Elaine Page, and Dec

John Bardon (Eastenders ) Con & Dec and Brian Murphy (Last of the Summer Wine)

Dec Ian Lavender & Con

The Assembled Company


Dec with King Rat Chas McDevitt,  and John Brown of 'Fender' presenting Joe Brown with a guitar - pictured at Lakeside Club

Dec & Vicki with Carl from Madness at the Water Rats Ball, Grosvenor House, London


      John Brown of Fender Guitars with Dec and Con at 'The Bachelors' show in Eastbourne. Con is holding the signed Fender which is to be auctioned for Lady Butlins Charity, Cancer Relief.

Con's Golf Team win 1st prize at Brancepeth Park - another great charity day.

Con filming at home for Yorkshire TV Programme about Batley Variety Club.

Con with the 


Ryder Cup


Con at St. Pierre Golf Club with Robbie Williams' Dad, Pete Conway, and Johnny Lees from Emerdale.
Dr. Jim Marshall O.B.E. celebrating his birthday with Con & Dec Con & Dec with their 'Marshall Stack'

Dr. Jim Marshall O.B.E. cuts his Birthday Cake as Bert Weedon looks on.

Con with Chris Bisson of Coronation Street and Special Olympic Gold  Medallist Kathy Davison at the  Euro Construction Charity Golf Classic in Lurgan, Northern Ireland .
Robbie Williams' Mum and Dad Jan & Pete Conway, came to see Con & Dec  at Jollees Night Club in 1974!

Robbie's Dad Pete Conway came to see Con again in 2003! -- Revised: 01/02/16
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DISCLAIMER:  Please note that this is a historical site for reference only.  This site does not purport to be a promotion of Dec Cluskey and Con Cluskey as 'The Bachelors'.  Con and Dec [who recorded every Bachelors' Hit] are familiarly and legally known as Con and Dec The Bachelors.