Morley Bingham Plunkett

As The Beatles were to ‘60’s generation, so were ‘The Dumbells’ to a generation at the first quarter of the 20th Century.  Formed to entertain troops during World War I, The Dumbbells became Canada’s first musical super-group, going on to great success as a vaudeville act following the War.

One of the founding members of The Dumbells, was Peterborough’s Morley Plunkett.  As vocalist, musician and comedic actor, Morley Plunkett was instrumental in popularizing such unforgettable standards as ‘Pack Up Your Troubles’ and ‘It’s A Long Way To Tipperary.’

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