And they still manange to fit in club engagements as firm favourites with North-East audiences.
Several tracks from the album became firm live favourites, and featured on two later live albums.
With his men now firm favourites for the tournament, they again came up against South Africa in the semi-final.
The score line of 1-18 to 0-18 made them firm favourites to capture a second All-Ireland title.
My firm favourite is Kappeli (00358 9 681 2440), a beautiful building in the Esplanade Park next to one of the best shopping streets.
The Republicans are firm favourites to wrest the majority from the Democrats.
It was just like Ireland to have a disastrous afternoon against Wales when we had been set up by the bookies as firm favourites.
Simple yet superb antipasti and shellfish dishes are firm favourites here.
With the required run rate unexceptional, England are firm favourites to go ahead in the series, but the game is by no means over for Australia.
Widnes were firm favourites to lift the cup and held the Cumbrians at bay to register an 11-0 victory.