Sunday, 13 December 2015

MPD Ltd - 1965 - Little Boy Sad NZ

Little Boy Sad/You Might As Well Forget Him/Lonely Boy/Lonesome Traveller

 Formed in Melbourne, Australia in 1965 disbanded in 1967.

The name MPD came from the groups christian names. Mike Brady (guitar, vocals) Pete Watson (bass, vocals) Danny Finley (drums)

The band were short lived but made an impact in Australia.Recording for the GO! label the band mainly did cover versions of post dated hits and playing them in their own style.Pete Watson was born in England and originally a member of 'The Phantoms' Mike Brady also born in England, also a member of 'The Phantoms in Melbourne.Danny Finley, a member and drummer of 'The Saxons' made up the trio.

This was the start of successfull but short lived career for the three. The group supported 'The Dave Clark Five' - 'The Easybeats'- 'The Rondells' etc. Their first single was the Johnny Burnette number 'Little Boy Sad' giving the group their first hit.

They appeared on most TV shows and also covered Australia over the years which included touring England as well. The group later split and went their own ways.

The same EP was issued in New Zealand and Australia with different artwork both sets of covers are included in the download.

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