Label: Castle Communications (Australasia) - CCACD 120 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Australasia • Genre: Rock • Style: Classic Rock
Daddy Cool is an Australian rock band formed in MelbourneVictoria in with the original line-up of Wayne Duncan bassvocalsRoss Hannaford lead guitarbass, vocalsRoss Wilson lead vocalsrhythm guitar, harmonica and Gary Young drums, vocals. Daddy Cool also reached number 1 and became the first Australian album to sell more thancopies. Daddy Cool included their version on Daddy Who? Daddy Cool.
Daddy Cool's music featured s Doo-wop style rock cover versions and originals which were mostly written by Wilson. Wayne Duncan bass, vocals and Gary Young drums, vocals were RockNRoll Lady - Daddy Cool - Daddys Coolest - The 20 Greatest Hits Of Daddy Cool rhythm section of many bands, particularly instrumental RockNRoll Lady - Daddy Cool - Daddys Coolest - The 20 Greatest Hits Of Daddy Cool , since the s. Young and Wilson met in whilst both were working in a book warehouse, each had previous bandmates who were interested in forming a new group.
One-time child guitar prodigy Robie Porter formerly known as Rob EGhad recently returned to Australia and established himself as record producer, purchasing a share of Melbourne independent label Sparmac Records. He saw the band's performance at a 7 May gig in Melbourne and immediately signed them to his label. Daddy Cool's debut album, Daddy Who? Daddy Coolsold an unprecedented 60, copies within a month of its release in Julyand became the first Australian album Mystic Soul - Impulse - One-Six-Four-One-Seven sell more thancopies.
The album produced by Porter, who also provided piano and steel guitar, was released in the US. In November, Daddy Cool aka D.
Produced by Porter again, it was released on Sparmac Records in January and incorporated more progressive material similar to Sons of the Vegetal Mother's music. By FebruaryNoone had left, feeling that he was not fully involved in the spirit of the group. He was replaced in March by Ian "Willy" Winter ex- Carson on rhythm guitar who was recruited to enable Ross Wilson to concentrate on singing. They announced their break-up soon after their return The Fable Of Willie Brown - Johnny Cash - Original Album Classics the US and performed their last gig at the Much More Ballroom on 13 August It was my doing.
We went over to the States three times, and even though people loved us, I felt like it was taking coals to Newcastleyou know, singing doo-wop. So I'm looking around America going, 'Gee, if I brought a contemporary band over here, maybe we could really kill. Ian Winter returned to Carson, they produced Blown in and disbanded before On the Air was released in Wilson continued as a record producer on two more albums for Skyhooks, three albums for Jo Jo Zep and for other artists; he also performed as a founding member of Mondo Rock — and as a solo artist.
Daddy Cool briefly reformed to support Skyhooks in a proposed stadium tour. The band reformed in February to play at a 27 February benefit concert for victims of the tsunami at the Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne.
The set also features Bob Weis ' documentary, a "Making Of There have been subsequent reformation performances, including headlining the Moomba Festival  and supporting the Australian tour by Mike Love 's Beach Boys and Christopher Cross.
Wilson stated that this was the first time in over 30 years they had played those early hits. As "hometown heroes", The Age Music Victoria Hall of Fame means that little bit more because it's a cultural award, not a commercial one". Guitarist Ross Hannaford died on 8 March aged 65 from cancer; he had been diagnosed with the condition a year earlier.
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