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History of Rock

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History of Rock 'n' Roll
The Deltons
Johnny O'keefe
Frank Ifield
The 1950's
About the Delltons
The Delltons are a rock and roll band and originally formed in 1958. They started out as a vocal harmony group with the members as Brian Perkins, Noel Widerberg, Ian 'Peewee' Wison and Warren Lucas. In the mid 80s the group transformed from a vocal quartet to a five piece vocal band. It all started when Ian Wilson and Noel Widerberg were both lifesavers at the Bronte Surf Club, when they began singing togther at the club socials. Both Ian and Noel were interested in a four part Doo Wop harmony music.
The Delltons
Johnny O'keefe was 19 January 1935
Bondi Junction, New South Wales, Australia. He died on 6 October 1978 (aged 43) St Vincent's Hospital, Darlinghurst,Australia. He was a rock and roll singer which his career started in the 1950s. Some of his hits include "Wild One" (1958), "Shout!" and "She's My Baby". The hit that was She's My Baby which was at no 1.
The instruments he used in Shout and how he used them:
Drums-hit with sticks
Main (male) vocals-sung, sounds husky and shouted
Male backing vocals-sung, kind of shouted but still sound fairly smooth
Electric guitar-strummed
Tenor and alto saxophone-played using a reed
Bass guitar-plucked.
The style of music he uses Pop and some Jazz.
Johnny O'keefe
Rock and roll started with the blues. It began in United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Rock and roll did not get its name until the 1950s. there are many different types of rock and roll and different people interpret rock and roll differently. the origins are: African -American Blues, Gospel and Country music.
Frank Ifield
Frank Ifield was a very famous person. He was born on the 30th of november 1937. He is 74 years old with lots of success during his career. Frank had 4 hits at number 1 during the time of 1962 and 1963. One of the last best hit was ''Confessin (that I love you)'', which was at number 1 in the 1963'. one of the album's he had were called Something Rare and Wonderful.
CD2 - 1. Hurdy-Gurdy 2. Painting Myself Into A Corner 3. Who Am I to Say 4. Praised Be 5. Paint The World With Love 6. Broken Lady 7. You'll Never Be Missed 8. Till I Waltz Again With You 9. The Loneliness Of Ruby's Eyes 10. The Rise & Fall Of Soli Glick 11. Crawling Back 12. Something Rare & Wonderful 13. Lay In Your Arms 14. Rolling Stone 15. Angry At The Big Oak Tree 16. Love Ain't Worth The Living When It Dies 17. If Love Must Go 18. Yesterday Just Passed My Way Again 19. Teach Me Little Children 20. Please
Track Listing:
CD1 - 1. Roots & Rafters 2. Crystal (I Can See Thru You) 3. Silver Wings 4. Hearts On Fire 5. Close The Door 6. A Little Bit Of Push 7. I Remember You 8. Isn't It Always Love 9. God Made Love 10. California Cotton Fields 11. Daddy -You Know What? 12. (I'll Be Your) Hold Me Tight 13. Play Waltzing Matilda Again 14. Lonesome Jubilee 15. The Loving & The Leaving 16. Good Hearted Woman 17. You Only Live Once in a While 18. Beautiful Love 19. (Her Name Was) Joanne 20. Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast
Something Rare And Wonderful
The Wild Cherries
The Easy beats are made of Stevie Wright, Harry Vanda, George Young, Dick Diamonde, Snowy Fleet and Tony Cahill. They are a rock and roll band that formed in Sydney in late 1964. They are seen as the best Australian rock band in the 1960s and were the first Australian rock and roll act to score an international pop hit with their 1966 single "Friday on My Mind". Parlophone was the most successful album to go on the charts.
The Carpenters
The Missing Links
The Wild Cherries
The Missing Links
The 1960's
The Carpenters are an American vocal and instrumental based duo. with brother and sister Karen and Richard carpenter who makes this duo. The genre is soft rock, pop and adult contemporary. Karen died from anorexia
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The Carpeters
Jun. 1967
"Krome Plated Yabbie" / "Every Thing I Do Is Wrong" (Festival FK 1879)
Nov. 1967
"That's Life" / "Try Me" (Festival FK 2052)
Apr. 1968
"Gotta Stop Lying" / "Time Killer" (Festival FK 2258)
Sep. 1968
"I Don't Care" / "Theme For A Merry Go Round" (Festival FK 2535)
"I Am The Sea" / "Daily Planet" (Havoc H 1006)
(cc) image by rocketboom on Flickr
Wild Cherries Mk I 1964-66
John Bastow (vocals, harmonica)
Les Gilbert (bass)
Geoff Hales (drums)
Rob Lovett (guitar, vocals)
Malcolm McGee (lead guitar, vocals)
Kevin Murphy (drums)
Wild Cherries Mk II
Keith Barber (drums) Jan. 1967- Oct. 1968
Peter Eddy (bass) 1967
Les Gilbert (organ)
Danny Robinson (vocals) Jan. 1967- Oct. 1968
Lobby Loyde (aka Barry Lyde) (lead guitar)
John Phillips (bass) Jan. 1967 - Oct. 1968
Wild Cherries Mk III (Oct. - Nov. 1968)
Barry Harvey (drums)
Lobby Loyde (aka Barry Lyde) (lead guitar)
Steve Pristash (bass)
Barry Sullivan (rhythm guitar)
Matt Taylor (vocals)
Wild Cherries Mk IV (Nov. 1968-April 1969)
Brian Wilson (lead vocals) Nov. 1968
Tim Piper (guitar) Dec. 1968-Apr. 1969
Steve Pristash (bass) Nov.-Dec. 1968
Barry Sullivan (lead guitar (Nov. 1968), bass (Dec. '68 - Apr. '69
Wild Cherries Mk V (1971-72)
Lobby Loyde (guitar)
Teddy Toi (bass)
Johnny Dick (drums)
1969 : Ticket to Ride
1970 : Close to You
1971 : Carpenters
1972 : A Song for You
1973 : Now & Then
1975 : Horizon
1976 : A Kind of Hush
1977 : Passage
1978 : Christmas Portrait
1981 : Made in America
1983 : Voice of the Heart
1985 : An Old-Fashioned Christmas
1989 : Lovelines
2001 : As Time Goes By
Peter Anson – guitar, vocals
Dave Boyne – guitar
Bob Brady – vocals, percussion
Danny Cox – drums
Ronnie Peel – bass guitar, harmonica
John Jones – guitar
Andy Anderson (as Andy James aka Neville Anderson) – vocals, drums
Dave Longmore – vocals, guitar
Frank Kennington – vocals
Col Risby – guitar
Doug Ford – vocals, guitar
Chris Clay – keyboards, harmonica
Baden Hutchens – bass guitar
Ian Thomas – drums
The Missing Links were an Australian R&B group from Sydney which existed from 1964 to 1966 and were renowned for long hair, an adventurous musical style and smashing their equipment on-stage.
The 1970's

Living in the 70's (1974)
Ego Is Not a Dirty Word (1975)
Straight in a Gay Gay World (1976)
Guilty Until Proven Insane (1978)
Hot for the Orient (1980)
The Skyhooks Tapes (1977)
The Best of Skyhooks (1979)
The Skyhooks Box (1982)
The Latest and Greatest (1990)
The Skyhooks Roadcase (1996)
The Collection (1998)
The Lost Album (1999)
Live! Be in It (1978)
Live in the 80's (1983)
The Sherbets are known for the sherbs of the highway. they are the prominent and successful Australian rock bands of the 1970s.
Interesting Facts
The Little River Band chose it name by driving past a road sign leading into a Victorian township of Little River near Geelong. They have sold more than 25 million records and achieved 13 u.s. top 40 hits.
1975 - Little River Band (Oz-EMI) "It's A Long Way There"
1976 - After Hours (Oz-EMI)
1977 - Diamantina Cocktail (Capitol) (1977-1982) "Help is On Its Way", "Happy Anniversary"
1978 - Sleepercatcher (Capitol) "Reminiscing", "Lady"
1979 - First Under the Wire (Capitol) "Lonesome Loser", "Cool Change"
1980 - Backstage Pass (Capitol)
1981 - Time Exposure (Capitol) "The Night Owls", "Take It Easy On Me", "Man on Your Mind"
1982 - Greatest Hits - 12 cuts (Capitol) "The Other Guy"
1983 - The Net (Capitol) "We Two"," Driving Me Out of My Mind"
1984 - Playing to Win (Capitol) "Playing to Win"
1986 - No Reins (Capitol) "Time For Us"
1988 - Monsoon (MCA) "Love Is A Bridge"
1989 - Get Lucky (MCA) "Get Lucky", "Listen to Your Heart" (Karate Kid III soundtrack)
1990 - Worldwide Love (Curb)
1991 - Classic Collection (EMI)
1992 - Live Classics (EMI)
1995 - Reminiscing - 20th Anniversary Box Set (Rhino)
1996 - Too Late to Load - rarities (EMI)
2000 - Expanded Greatest Hits - 17 cuts (Capitol)
2001 - Where We Started From (Scream Records)
2002 - One Night In Mississippi (Scream Records) Live CD
2003 - Test of Time
2006 - Rearranged
2007 - Standing Room Only (Sony/BMG) Live CD
2008 - We Call It Christmas
2009 - Outback (EP)
2011 - A Little River Band Christmas (Wurld Records)
The 1980's
The 1990's
Savage Garden is an Australian pop duo. They formed in Brisbane in 1994. Their international success occurred in 1997 and 2001. Their Genres are: Pop rock, R&B, pop, alternative rock.

Savage Garden
Savage Garden Remix Album
Remix Album Affirmation
Darren Hayes
Daniel Jones
Boom crash opera was formed in Melboune 1985. The genre is rock. The members Dale Ryder Peter Maslen Greg O'Connor Ian Tilley Peter Farnan. the past member was Richard Pleasance. Boom crash opera are still together. The band's song "Dancing in the Storm" is currently (2010) being used in the Mt Franklin Water advertisement.
Midnight Oil
The lead singer Peter Garrett is now in the federal government.
He was renowned for his unique dancing style
Interesting Fact
Band Members
Peter Garrett,
Jim Moginie,
Rob Hirst,
Martin Rotsey,
Bones Hillman
978: Midnight Oil
1979: Head Injuries
1980: Bird Noises
1981: Place without a Postcard
1982: 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
1984: Red Sails in the Sunset
1985: Species Deceases
1987: Diesel and Dust
1990: Blue Sky Mining
1993: Earth and Sun and Moon
1996: Breathe
1998: Redneck Wonderland
2002: Capricornia
Mental as anything
Current members
Past members

Martin Plaza (Martin Murphy) – guitar, vocals (1976–present)
Greedy Smith (Andrew Smith) – keyboards, harmonica, vocals (1976–present)
Mike Caen – guitar, vocals (2002–present)
Zoltan Budai – bass guitar (2011–present)
Jacob Cook – drums (2011–present)

Reg Mombassa (Chris O'Doherty) – guitar, vocals (1976–2000)
Steve Coburn – bass guitar (1976–1977)
David Twohill (Wayne de Lisle) – drums (1976–2004)
Peter O'Doherty (Yoga Dog) – bass, vocals (1977–2000)
Mike Gubb – keyboards (on tour) (1986–1987)
Murray Cook – guitar (2000–2002)
David Barraclough – bass guitar, vocals, guitar, keyboards (2000–2011)
Robbie Souter – drums (2004–2011)
Iva Davies (1977-–) : lead vocals, lead guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, oboe
Keith Welsh (1977–1981) : bass guitar, backing vocals
Don Brown (1977–1979) : drums
Michael Hoste (1978, 1982–1983) : keyboards
Anthony Smith (aka Adam Hall) (1979–1982) : keyboards
John Lloyd (1979–1984) : drums, percussion, backing vocals
Bob Kretschmer (1982–1989) : guitars, backing vocals
Guy Pratt (1982–1986) : bass guitar, backing vocals
Andy Qunta (1982–1988) : keyboards, backing vocals
Glenn Krawczyk (1986) : bass guitar
Simon Lloyd (1986–1991) : saxophone, trumpet, keyboards
Steve Morgan (1986–2004, 2009-) : bass guitar
Paul Wheeler (1986–2004, 2009-) : drums, percussion
Roger Mason (1989–1990) : keyboard
Paul Gildea (1990–2004, 2007-) : guitars
Tony Llewellyn (1991–2004) : keyboards
David Chapman (1993–1995) : guitars
Max Lambert (1995) : piano
Adrian Wallis (1995–2004) : cello
Steve Bull (2007) : bass guitar
Peter Maslen (2007) : drums
Glenn Reither (2007-) : keyboards, saxophone
Michael Paynter (2011-) : keyboards, guitar

1979 Get Wet aka Mental As Anything
Released: 1 November 1979
1980 Espresso Bongo
Released: 11 July 1980
1981 Cats & Dogs aka If You Leave Me, Can I Come Too?
Released: September 1981
1983 Creatures of Leisure
Released: March 1983
1985 Fundamental
Released: 1 September 1985
1987 Mouth to Mouth
Released: 31 July 1987
1989 Cyclone Raymond
Released: 18 September 1989
1995 Liar Liar Pants on Fire
Released: 14 August 1995
1998 Garàge
Released: 24 August 1998
2000 Beetroot Stains
2002 Road Case
Released: November 2002
2005 Plucked
Released: November 2005
2009 Tents Up
Released: 15 June 2009

Icehouse (1980)
Primitive Man (aka Love In Motion) (1982)
Sidewalk (1984)
Measure for Measure (1986)
Man of Colours (1987)
Code Blue (1990)
Big Wheel (1993)
The Berlin Tapes (1995)
Icehouse - 30th Anniversary Edition (2011)
White Heat: 30 Hits (2011)
Icehouse is an Australian rock band, was originally named Flowers in 197. in the begining they were known pub rock style, they later went mainstream with new wave and synthpop style music and achaived Top Ten singles chart success in both Europe and the U.S. The main member of both Flowers and Icehouse has been Iva Davies (singer-songwriter, record producer, guitar, bass, keyboards, oboe).The name Icehouse, from 1981, comes from an old, cold flat Iva Davies lived in and the strange building across the road.
Interesting Facts
Spiderbait are an Australian alternative rock band formed in Finley in 1989.
Years active
1989 to present
Is an Australian rock group, which started in late 1964 playing R&B and became "the most relentlessly experimental psychedelic band on the Melbourne discotheque/dance scene" according to commentator, Glenn A. Baker.
Alternative rock, Hard rock,
Post-grunge, Electronica, Hardcore punk
Shashavaglava (1993)
The Unfinished Spanish Galleon of Finley Lake (1995)
Ivy and the Big Apples (1996)
Grand Slam (1999)
The Flight of Wally Funk (2001)
Tonight Alright (2004)
The Little River Band
Silverchair were an Australian rock band, which formed in 1992. They broke up on May the 25th 2011, they said that it was no fun anymore they had been doing it since they were 12. Silverchair are generally classified as an alternative rock and post-grunge band, although their loyalty to specific genres has changed as they have matured (grown up)
The band silverchair is also known as
Innocent Criminals, The George Costanza Trio, Short Elvis
The Little River Band
Savage Garden
Boom Crash Opera
Midnight Oil
Mental as Anything
Rock n' Roll spans decades and is still alive and going strong today in 2012. The following is a brief overview of the bands which helped to cement Rock n' Roll in our history.
Frogstomp (1995)
Freak Show (1997)
Neon Ballroom (1999)
Diorama (2002)
Young Modern (2007)
The Freak Box box set (1997)
The Best of Volume 1 (2000)
Rarities 1994–1999 (2002)
The Diorama Box (2002)
Live from Faraway Stables (2003)
Across the Great Divide Tour (2007)
Skyhooks were an Australian rock band formed in Melbourne in March 1973 by Greg Macainsh on bass and backing vocals, and Imants "Freddie" Strauks on drums.They were joined by Bob "Bongo" Starkie on guitar and backing vocals, and Red Symons on guitar, vocals and keyboards; Graeme "Shirley" Strachan became lead vocalist in March 1974. They were known for flamboyant costumes and make-up, Skyhooks addressed teenage issues including buying drugs ("Carlton (Lygon Street Limbo)"), suburban sex ("Balwyn Calling"), the gay scene ("Toorak Cowboy") and loss of girlfriends ("Somewhere in Sydney") According to music historian, Ian McFarlane "Skyhooks made an enormous impact on Australian social life".
Band members were 15 when this was recorded
The members now 2012 are Ian Wilson, Merv Dick, Woody Finlayson and Owne Booth.
In early July 1962 (two weeks after the 'Get a little dirt on your hands' came into the charts), Noel was in a terrible car accident. After 2 months friends and business associates persuaded the band to get a replacement and continue with there careers. they found a replacement called Col Loughnan.
The 2000's
The Living End
Killing Heidi
The Living End
Killng Heidi
The 2010's
Jet was an Australian rock band formed in 2001 while at school St Bede's College Mentone in Melbourne. The band members were lead guitarist Cameron Muncey, bassist Mark Wilson, and brothers Nic and Chris Cester on vocals/rhythm guitar and drums respectively. The group sold 6.5 million records worldwide. The band's last album, Shaka Rock, was released on 19 August 2009. The band announced their 'discontinuation as a group' on March 2012.

2003 – Get Born
2006 – Shine On
2009 – Shaka Rock
Interesting Facts
They got the name from the movie 'Rock around the clock".
Two of the boys in the band went to school together.
The Band worked together with Jimmy Barns and Kasey Chambers on their albums.
The band covered the song Soft hit "Tainted Love".
Funnily enough the play under the name as The Longnecks so they wouldn't draw such a big crowd.
1998: The Living End
2000: Roll On
2003: Modern Artillery
2006: State of Emergency
2008: White Noise
2011: The Ending Is Just The Beginning Repeating
The Genre is punk rock and alternative rock
They are an Australian rock bamd from the 1995. Grinspoon was ormed in Lismore, New South Wales. The people the fronted the band was Phil jamieson on the volcals and guitar, with pat Davern on guitar as well, woth Joe Hanson on bass guitar and Krisian Hopes on drums. Their record labels: Universal Music Group, Uiversal Records.
Killing Heidi is a rock band from Violet Town, Victoria. The band has been togther from 1996 till 2006, they are best known for their multi-platinuim album Reflector, which was released in 2000. There are 4 members and was still together since 2006.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Other artists in the 1950's
Lonnie Lee & The Leemen
Dig Richards & The R'Jays
Col Joye & The Joy Boys
Alan Dale & The Houserockers
Ray Hoff & The Offbeats
Digger Revell & The Denvermen
Beady Eye
The Vaccines
Beady Eye
The Vaccines
Noel Gallagher
Tghe vacccines are an English indie rock band. they formaed in 2010
Idndie rock
Post-punk revival
Justin Young
Arni Arnason
Freddie Cowan
Pete Robertson
Years active
An engilsh band formed in2009. With 4 members one of the members are from Oasis
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