Posts Tagged ‘1978’

Rose Tattoo – Rock ‘n’ Roll Outlaw (1978)

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Music from Australia and New Zealand in the year 1978: Rose Tattoo’s promo-video for the hit single ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Outlaw’ taken from the 1978 album ‘Rose Tattoo’. Note: This song was originally written and performed by both Angry Anderson and Billy Miller during their days in Buster Brown. After Buster Brown’s split in 1975, Billy moved on the form Ferrets (‘Don’t Fall In Love’ fame), whilst Angry moved on to form Rose Tattoo. He took this song with him. Sorry Angry – but one must give credit to where credit is due. Band Origin: Sydney, NSW, Australia Track: Rock ‘n’ Roll Outlaw Album: Rose Tattoo Composed By: Bill Miller / Angry Anderson Produced By: Harry Vanda and George Young [ Easybeats – Flash & The Pan ] Label: Albert Productions Chart Position: # 68 (Australia) Release Date: Links: – en.wikipedia.org – www.rosetattoo.com.au Line-up: Angry Anderson – Vocals [ Buster Brown (1973-1976) — Rose Tattoo (1976-1987) — solo (1987-1992) — Rose Tattoo reformed (1992-present) ] Pete Wells — Slide Guitar [ The Odd Colours — Strange Brew — The Capitol Show Band — Head (1968-1971) — Buffalo (1971-1976) — Rose Tattoo (1976-1983) ] Mick Cocks — Guitar [ Rose Tattoo (1976-1983) — Heaven — Doomfoxx — Pete Wells Heart Attack — Ted Mulry Gang ] Dallas “Digger” Royall — Drums [ Buster Brown — Rose Tattoo (1976-1983) ] Geordie Leach — Bass ———————————– NZOZ NZOZ1978 1978 Australia Late Seventies 1970’s 1970s 70’s 70s Extended Tags: Angry Anderson
Video Rating: 4 / 5

The Angels – Take A Long Line (1978)

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Music from Australia and New Zealand in the year 1978: The Angels performing live the hit single ‘Take A Long Line’, taken from the 1978 album ‘Face To Face’. Band Origin: Adelaide, SA, Australia Track: Take A Long Line Album: Face To Face Composed By: John Brewster, Bernard Neeson, and Richard Brewster. Produced By: Mark Opitz / The Angels Label: Alberts Production Chart Position: # 29 (Australia) Release Date: Footage Information: Links: – en.wikipedia.org – www.theangels.com.au Line-up: Doc Neeson — Vocals John Brewster – Guitar [ The Moonshine Jug and String Band (1970-1974) — The Keystone Angels (1974-1975) — The Angels (1976-present) — The Party Boys (1986-1989) — The Bombers — The Fallen — Wayne Jury –Angry Anderson Band –Double Trouble — The Brewster Brothers ] Rick Brewster — Guitar Graham “Buzz Throckman” Bidstrup — Drums Chris Bailey – Bass [ The Angels (1977-1982) — GANGgajang (1984-present) — The Angels rejoined (2008) ] ——————————————– NZOZ NZOZ1978 1978 Australia Late Seventies 1970’s 1970s 70’s 70s Extended Tags: Doc Neeson, John Brewster, Rick Brewster Musical Terms: Pub, Hard Rock, New Wave, Aussie, Old Australian Band
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Speedtwins – Midnight Ladies [1978 Punk Netherlands]

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Uploaded by Rich at aftersabbath.blogspot.com the blog for 60s-70s heavy obscurities. Like the other early Dutch punk bands are the Speedtwins of musicians who have decided to go punk, and not those punks out to make music, as was the case during the second wave of punk from 1979 to 1982. Speedtwins is a punk rock band formed in 1977 in the Dutch city of Arnhem, east Netherlands, right next to the border with Germany. The Band members had Daniel and Vera Groen Jody on vocals, Jacki on bass, guitar and Leen Barbier Nico Groen on drums. With this lineup released the album It’s More Fun to Compete! and two EP’s. The name is a reference to a model Triumph motorcycle, created in 1937 by Edward Turner, a 500cc bike attractive to “lovers of speed. ” The album sounds fat for a punk band. Later that year the plate is in a different mix released by Philips. Philips also brings a single with a version of The Who’s My Generation. In 1978, drummer Nico Groen makes the step to the formation Flavium blues. The occupation change with the musicians alongside vocalist Jody Carlo van Rijswijk (drums), Mike van Dalm (bass) and Peter Presser (guitar). Van Rijswijk and Van Dalm are in the same year replaced by drummer and bassist Theo Outhuyse Ton van Rossum. This releases the single occupancy ‘Blackmail In The Jukebox’ and is among others shown in programs of Herman Brood and Teaser. Speedtwins comes to an end as the singer Jody Daniel died in a motorcycle crash in 1984.
Video Rating: 0 / 5

Flash & The Pan – Down Among The Dead Men (1978)

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Music from Australia and New Zealand in the year 1978: Flash ‘n’ The Pan’s promo-video for the hit single ‘Down Among The Dead Men’, taken from the 1978 album ‘Flash ‘n’ The Pan’. Note: George Young and Harry Vanda first rose to international stardom when playing in the Easybeats back in the mid 1960’s. When the group disbanded in 1969, Vanda and Young set themselves up as a production/songwriting team with a clientel which included Amen Corner, The Tremeloes, Marmalade, Shocking Blue, Los Bravos, Suzi Quatro and Paul Revere and the Raiders. Back in Australia and at Albert studios, the duo continued writing and produced hits for Ted Mulry, John Paul Young, Stevie Wright (ex-Easybeat), William Shackespear and many others as well as producing Rose Tattoo, the Angels and AC/DC – a little known hard rock band which featured George’s younger brothers Angus and Mallcom Young. In the later months of 1978, Flash ‘n’ The Pan released their debut self-titled album. Flash continued charting through out the early to mid 1980s with hits ‘Down Among The Dead Men’ (1978), ‘Media Man’ (1981), ‘Waiting For The Train’ (1983) and ‘Midnight Man’ (1985). Band Origin: Sydney, NSW, Australia Track: Down Among The Dead Men Album: Flash & The Pan Composed By: George Young / Harry Vanda (ex- Easybeats) Produced By: George Young / Harry Vanda (ex – Easybeats) Label: Alberts Production Chart Position: # 4 (Australia, 1977) — # 54 (United Kingdom) Release Date: Links: – en.wikipedia.org Line-up
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Undertones – Teenage Kick 1978

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Undertones – Teenage Kick 1978 Are teenage dreams so hard to beat Everytime she walks down the street Another girl in the neighbourhood Wish she was mine, she looks so good I wanna hold her wanna hold her tight Get teenage kicks right through the night I’m gonna call her on the telephone Have her over cos i’m all alone I need exitement oh i need it bad And its the best, i’ve ever had I wanna hold her wanna hold her tight Get teenage kicks right through the night (Instrumental) Are teenage dreams so hard to beat Everytime she walks down the street Another girl in the neighbourhood Wish she was mine, she looks so good I wanna hold her wanna hold her tight Get teenage kicks right through the night I’m gonna call her on the telephone Have her over cos i’m all alone I need exitement oh i need it bad And its the best, i’ve ever had I wanna hold her wanna hold her tight Get teenage kicks right through the night (Instrumental) I wanna hold her wanna hold her tight Get teenage kicks right through the night