Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Daddy Cool - 1971 - DCEP

Flip/Lollipop/Jerry's Jump/Long After School days Are Through/Three O'lock Thrill

Daddy Cool is an Australian rock band formed in Melbourne in 1970 with the original line-up of Wayne Duncan (bass, Vocals), Ross Hannaford (lead guitar, bass, vocals), Ross Wilson (lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica) and Gary Young (drums, vocals) . Their debut single "Eagle Rock" was released in May 1971 and stayed at number 1 on the Australian singles chart for ten weeks. Their debut July 1971 LP Daddy Who? Daddy Cool also reached number 1 and became the first Australian album to sell more than 100,000 copies. Their name comes from the 1957 song "Daddy Cool" by US rock group The Rays. Daddy Cool included their version on Daddy Who? Daddy Cool.
In November 1971, Daddy Cool aka D.C.E.P., a five-track EP was released and reached number 12. Each group member sang a track, the most widely played was "Lollipop" with vocals by Wilson.

1 comment:

  1. Hey Deutros
    Picked up a copy of this this release (cover in excellent condition and vinyl almost as good) at the Market recently for $5. Great find hey.
    Is this the only foldout cover produced for an EP?