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Sixties Bands
This page is dedicated to Ted (van der) Landen who opened more places
for groups to play in the 60's than anyone else.

Link to Sixties posters and clippings & charts

Bus Stop - Shindig Village - The Cavern - City Hall
Adams - Flamingo - Acropolis - Latec House - Pinochios

Magic Maaaaaan
Terminus - Golden Eagle - Orana - Claridon - Sound Lounge
Tom Thumb's - The Foco Disco
- Henry Mousetraps

Dolly Katcher - Mecca Disco - Belmont North Hall
Teen Village - Saturday Date (NBN TV) - GTK (ABC TV)

Mardi Gras - - Beach Concerts - Palais - Teen Village
Snoopy's Hollow - Under 21 Disco - Bridley Jones Disco

The 3's a Five:
Originally 'The Skyliners'.
Became 'The Beachcombers'.
Photo's & Bio

David Hill (v)
Robyn Eshman (Hart) (v)
Pamela Le Gaye (v)
Noel Eshman (g, v)
Billy Thomas (g)
David Moore (k)
Allan Brooking (k) RIP
Geoff Westbury (b)
Ron Carmichael (b)
Frank Vandenberg (d, v)

4 Strangers / Sunsets:
Photos and Bio
Garry Johns (guest v)
Lindsay Bjerre (g, v)
Zac Zytnick (g)
Eric Connell (b)
Danny Davidson (d)

The Assembly:
Phil Mason (v)
Phil Jones (g, v)
Bob Thompson (g, v)
Johnny Woods (b)
John Mackay (d)

Black Diamond:
Doug Robson (g, v)
Robert McIllany (g)
Geoff Barnes (k)
Chris Doyle (k)
Jeff Robson (b, v)
Graham Shipley (d)

Blues Movement:
Photographs
Phil Jones (v)
Rick O'Keeffe (g, v)

Fred Asmanas (g)
Bob Thompson (g)
Royden Robertson (k)
Chris Gould (b)
Peter Harrison (d)

Break Thru:
Greg Browne (d)
Chris Condon (d)
Claude Hatton (g, v)
????

The Cannonballs:
Originally a duo with Noel and Frank
Johnny Lavender (v) RIP
Noel Eshman (g, v)
Barry Fraser (sax)
Trevor Holley (k)
Jim Price (b)
Bryan Bronner (d)
Frank Vandenberg (d)

The Capanna Trio:
David Melville (k, v)
Rickie Miller (b, v)
Doug Richardson (d, v)

The Chains:
Mick Sampson (g)
Paul Joseph (g)
John Sampson (b)
Ken Saville (d)

The Chevelles:
Photo's
Veronika Palagyi (v)
Lloyd Mudford (g)
Phillip Barnes (b)
Col Burns (d)

The Chequers:
Or was it 'Checkers' ?
Neil Fleming (v)
Geoff Simpson (g)
Roger ???? (k)
???? (sax)
Bruce Nelms (b)
Bill Hill (b)
Mick Hawkins (d)

Barry Cousins and
The Citizens:

Became 'Barry and The
Steam Packet'

Photograph
Barry Cousins (v)
Tony Hamilton (g, v)
Barry Farrell (b)
John Samson (b)
Laurie 'Loz' Kemp (d)

Crazy Otto:
Original Lineup
Tony Quinn (v)
Andy Berry (g) RIP
Mark Priest (k)
Bert Moonen (v, b)
Cyril Moonen (d)
Replacements
Greg Douglas (v)
Trevor Parkinson (g)

Crescendos:
Also called 'The David Ross Set'
and 'Blue Velvet'.

Pat Kiley (g, v)
Keith Minton (k, v)
David Ross (v, b)
Bill Williams (d)
Replacements
Graham Robson (?)
Ricky ???? (?)

The Cult:
John Samson (v, b)
Phil Moonen (v)
Marty Tynan (g)
Mick Samson (g)
Kerry Mulley (g)
Livio 'Fuzz' Farina (d)
Possible Members

Bruce Lane (g) ??
Charlie Horvath (?) ??

Darrell Dee & the Deemen:
Initially known as 'The Silhouettes'.

Darrell 'Dee' Dickinson (v)
Ken Bullen (g)
Terry Foster (b) RIP
Ray Meehan (d)

The Dave Moore 4:
Became 'The Hurricanes'.
Photograph
David Moore (k)
David Myers (g, v)
Allan Frampton (b)
Ron Carmichael (b)
Colin Carter (b)

Geoff Sneddon (d)

The Ding Dongers:
Anita Lawson (v)
Brian Lancaster (k)
Ian 'Rookie' Bowyer (b)
Alan 'Scotchie' Hall (d)

The DJ Combo:
Became 'The Steelmen'
John Lane (v)
Mike Stevenson (k)
Eric Jaeger (g)
Adolf Jaeger (g)
Alan Loades (d)

The Dominoes:
Photographs
Darrel Dee (v)
Bob Thomas (v)
Doug Price (g)
Russell Andrashak (g)
Terry Foster (b) RIP
Ross Galluci (b)
Peter Yoemans (b)
Ray Meehan (d)
David Wright (d)

Down and Out:
Photographs
Michael Speers (v)
Norm Ryder (g)
Pete Cogan (g)
Grahame Younghusband (b)
Wally Smith (d)

The Electric Jug:
Bob Hudson (g, v)
????

Evil Spirits:
Started as 'The Shifting Sands',
then morphed into 'Evil Spirits',
then morphed again into
'The Drone'.

Photograph
David Gardener (v)
Ian McDougall (g)
John Jefferies (g)
Col Carter (b)
Hayden Edds (d)
Bob Evans (roady)

Fabulous Sycos:
????

Fiesta Men:
Photographs
Neil Tooze (v)
Garry McDonald (g)
Peter Pajanic (g)
Phil Cogan (b)
Dave Ovendon (d)

John J Francis
Collexion:

J J Francis Stuff
John J Francis (v, g)
Norman Ryder (g, v)
Peter Cogan (g)
Peter Clarke (trump, v)
Alan Frampton (b)
Paul Thomas (d)

Frank Zappa's
Friendship Company:

Became 'Penny Arcade'.
Phil Loader (g)
????

Fridaze 13th:
Phil Jones (g, v)
Bob Thompson (g, v)
Jeff Crooks (k)
Johnny Woods (b)
Dane Palmer (d)

Friends of
Rejection:

Were 'The Lauriettes'
Cliff Wright (g, v)
Bob Burley (g, v)
Gary Odd (b, v)
Ray O’Grady (d, v)

The Gents:
????

Grandpas Groovey
Grandsons:

Became 'Nodes Levity'.
Paul King (v)
Phil Trimble (g)
Barry Ross (g)
Greg Sullivan (k)
Dick Arkinstall (b)
George Georgoff (d)

The Group:
Photographs
Paul Kinder (g)
Peter Fisher (g)
Dennis Simpson (b)
Steve Dunn (d)
Bruce Potter (d)
Kerry Miller (d)

Harbourside Six:
David Van Kriedt (sax)
????

Harry Tabernacles
Band:

????

Harry Spence
and The Asteroids:

Bob ???? (g)
????

Hi-Fi's:
Don Farnham (v)
Barry Livermore (v)
Brian Watson (g)
Gus Hafey (g)
Trevor Holley (k)
Craig Gleeson (k)
Don Fraser (sax)
Garry Gleeson (b)
Frank Vandenderg (d, v)
Alan Greedy (d)

The Hounds:
Johnny Russo (v)
Mario D'Andrea (g, v)
Angelo D'Andrea (g)
Larry Parker (b)
Peter Cornish (d)

House Band, NBN's Saturday Date:
Max Rothapfel (v)
aka Ricky Wayne
Diane Horder (v)
Noel Eshman (g, v)
Billy Thomas (g)
Allan Brooking (k) RIP
Geoff Westbury (b)
Frank Vanderburg (d, v)

The Hurricanes:
Were The Dave Moore 4'.
Photograph
Jacki Boots (v)
Alan Cox (v)
Dave Myers (g, v)
Eric Gearing (g)
David Moore (k)
Ron Carmichael (b)
Colin Carter (b)
Graham Griffin (b)
Dave Baldwin (d)
Geoff Sneddon (d)

Image:
Wally ???? (b)
????

The Incas:
Richard Rudel (g)
Chris Robinson (d)
????

Influence of
Cecil Rhodes:

Bruce Jeffrey (v)
Bill Turley (v)
Ian McKinney (g)
Les Hall (g)
Tony Heads (k)
Steve Crothers (b)
Peter Sheehan (d)

The Interior:
Ron Coxon (g, v)
Dave McCormack (g, v)
Greg Schrieber (b)
Rob Coxon (d)

J C and The Disciples:
Peter Lee (v)
Kerry Miller (d)
????

Jim Hunts Band:
Jim Hunt (d)
Mike Rouse (v)
????

Johnny Storm and
The Clouds:

1963 Lineup
John McGregor (aka John J Francis) (v)
Peter Cogan (g)
Allan Frampton (b)
???? (k)
???? (d)
The Cookies (2 Girl b/v)

Johnny Storm and the Clouds:
Johnny and the Deltas:
Stormy & The Deltas:
The Deltas:

John McGregor (aka John J Francis) (v)
Peter Cogan (g)
Norm Ryder (g)
Allan Frampton (b)
Paul Thomas (d)

Kim Kaban
and the 4 K's:

Or is it '4 Keys' ?
Kim Kaban (v)
Terry O'Keefe (g)
Geoff Westbury (g)
Billy Thomas (g)
Ray Levoy (b)
Ross McCluskey (d)

The Lauriettes:
Bob Burley (g, v)
Peter Cornish (d)
????

Lancers /
Impressions:

Photograph
Gailene Baird (v)
Ron Coxon (g, v)
Michael Stevenson (g, v)
Peter Sladen (g, v)
Hilton Jones (Sax)
Greg Schrieber (b, v)
Rob Coxon (d)
Russell Sellars (d)

The Lincolns:
Johnny Lavender (v) RIP
Don Preston (g)
Wayne McIntosh (k)
Allen Elliott (sax)
Gary Roberts (b)
David Wright (d)
Geoff Sidebottom (d)

Load:
Phil Loader (g)
????

Lord Henry's
Fraternaty:

Phil Loader (g)
Claude Hatton (g, v)
Roy Giles (b, v)
Ron Coombes (d)
Chris Condon (d)

Lotus:
Dave Bouckley (k)
????

Lukes Harp:
Photo's & Bio
Tim Crozier (v)
Bob Spence (g)
Peter Golvers (k)
Dave Bouckley (k)
Kevin Wyatt (b)
Brian Dunn (d)

The Magnetics:
Paul Kinder (g, v)
Ross Wattus (g)
Don Holdom (b, v)
Grahame Milburn (d, v)

Michael Scott Group:
Photographs
Michael Ryan (v)
Ian McDougall (g, v)
Eddie Price (k)
Chris Fibbens (b)
Dane Palmer (d)

Microscopic Circles:
'Cult' related ?
????

Midnight Soul:
Were 'The Substitute'.
Photographs
Greg Latter (v)
Ron Coombs (v, g)
Christine Sharpe (v)
Mario D'Andrea (g, v)
John Gilchrist (trump, k)
Hilton Jones (sax, flute)
Graham Griffin (b)
Dave Baldwin (d)

Johnny Noble
and The Mods:

Were 'The Starlites'.
Johnny Noble (v)
John Shortland (g, v)
Keith Shortland (g, v)
Geoff Westbury (b)
Ross McCluskey (d)

Nobodys Children:
????

Ouebbe:
Pronounced 'Web'.
Photographs
Herbie Czerniskus (v)
Russell Bayne (g)
Phil Bates (g, v)
Ron Coombes (g, v)
Mark Priest (k)
Rudi Pertot (b)
Herman Kovac (d)
Ken Saville (d)

The Overtakers:
This list includes the complete lineup changes from the 60's through to the 90's.
Photographs

Kevin Cairns (d, v)
Johnny Hadfield (v)
Ray ???? (v)
Kay Fenning (v)
Sue Lease (Coxon) (v)
Christine Bell (v)
Marilyn Smith (v)
Kim Anthony 'Miss Kim' (v)
Barry Ross (g)
Ronnie Ross (g)
Brian Milton (g)
David Myers (g. v)
Ron Coombs (g, v)
Mike Stephens (g, v, k)
Warren Tiplady (g)
Tony Ryan (g)
Ross Tiegh (g)
Ron Coxen (g, v, b, flute)
Bob Gault (g, v)
Keith Harcombe (g, v)
Barry Castle (g)
Phil Siever (g, v)
Bob Thompson (g, v)
Rex Skinner (g)
Robert Berthold (g, v)
Allan Walsh (g, v).
Don Brown (g, v)
Doug Price (g, v)
David Melville (k)
John Gilchrist (k, trump)
Hilton Jones (sax, v)
Paul Sobb (k, v)
David Moore (k)
Darrell Fergusion (k)
Ben Forster (k)
Cliff Barber (k)
Neville Matthews (k)
Robert Simms (k)
Lindsay Morley (k, v)
Gordon Sneddon (k, b, flute)
Colin Bourke (k)
Jennefier Cairns (k)
Warren Hunter (k )
Greg Markham (k, v)
Stephen Smith (k)
Debbie Gordon (Marr) (k)
Shane Dellca (k)
Bob Richards (b)
Peter Cairns (b) RIP
Col Carter (b)
Geoff Wesbury (b)
Larry Parks (b, v)
Warren Starddart (b, v)
Warren Nure (b)
Gerry Slater (b, v)

Paper Grape:
Jerry Anderson (v)
Alan Gibson (v)
Kim Humphreys (g)
Steve Hart (b)
Loppy Morris (d)

Peppermint Brood:
Greg Mason (v)
Bob Spence (g)
Kevin Wyatt (b)
Brian Dunn (d)

Prospect of Whitley:
Ron Coxon (g, k, v)
Cliff Wright (g, v)
Sue Coxon (v, k)
Phil Jack (b, v)
Rob Coxon (d, v)

Psychotic Symphony:
Tony Quinn (v)
Jeff Whellum (g)
Phil ???? (k)
Bert Moonen (v, b)
Cyril Moonen (d)

Psycle:
Phil Butkus (g, v)
Jim O'Brien (g)
John Humphries (sax, k, g)
John Sampson (b, v)
Gordon Harris (d)

Purple Haze:
Paul Kennedy (g, v)
Ian Hopson (g)
Garry Hopson (g)
David Butler (d)

Raving Ricky and
The Ratbags:

Ricky Miller (b, v)
????

Rhythmn Devils:
Milton Katsikis (g, v)
Lionel 'Bing' Crosley (g)
Rod Travis (sax)
Hile de Haviland (sax)
Trevor Holley (k)
Allan Brooking (k)
???? (b)
Max Katsikis (d)
George Holloway (d)

The Rockin Saints:
Neale 'Bluey' Blair (v, tea
chest bass)
Danny Cusick (sax)
Chicka Goodwin (g)
Rod 'Cockeye' Roberts (d)

The Roustabouts:
Jeff Johnson (g)
Steve Woodman (g)
Lloyd Mudford (g)
Phillip Barnes (b)
Johnny McKey (d)

The Rubber Band:
Sydney band
Les Murray (v)
(SBS)
????

The Sabres:
Biography
Christine Duffield (v)
Jacky Boots (v)
Ron Carmichael (g)
Mike Stevenson (k)
Steve Duffield (sax)
Tom Hancock (b)
Geoff Sneddon (d)

Sack Gills Band:
Chicka Goodwin (g)
Warren Hunter (k)
Sack Gills (v, b)
Bob Hanlon (v, b)
John Gearing (d)

Second Thoughts:
The Others:

Photo's & Short Bio
Graham Conlan (g, v)
Richard Rudel (g, v)
Rick Pointon (b, v)
Bruce Mcintyre (d)

Sheer Delight:
Greg Latter (v)
????

Shifting Sands:
John Jeffries (g)
Ian McDougal (g)
????

The Silhouettes:
Also known as 'Johnny Dark and
The Silhouettes'
.

Photographs
Original Lineup
Jimmy Randall 'Johnny Dark' (v)
Brian 'Yappy' Cox (k)
Ken Bullen (g)
Tommy Allen (sax)
Terry Foster (b) RIP
Gary Austin (d) RIP
Replacements
Alan 'Yay' Horton (v)
Darr
el 'Dee' Dickinson (v)
Kenny Campbell (sax, k)
Don Frazer (sax)
Allan Brooking (k) RIP
Allan Price (d)
Ray Meehan (d)

The Skyliners:
Photographs
Johnny Ryan (v)
Billy Chaplin (g)
Billy Thomas (g)
Bruce Price (k)
Frank Vandenberg (d)

The Sorrows:
Photographs
John J Francis (v, g)
Norman Ryder (g, v)
Peter Cogan (g)
Allan Frampton (b)
Paul Thomas (d)
Gary Myers (d)
David Ovenden (d)

Spec Watts Band:
Spec Watt (v, g)
Frank Carter (g)
Warren Hunter (k)
Tim Poyner (k)
Peter Ped (b)
Bob Elliott (d)

The Starlites:
Biography
Jacki Boots (v)
Keith Shortland (g, v)
John Shortland (g, v)
Michael Stevenson (k, g)

Gary Whipper (d)
George Holloway (d)
Dennis Costello (d)

The State Express:
Also known as 'Jonne Sands
and The State Express'
.

Tony Hamilton (g, v)
Terry Clarke (b, v)
Laurie 'Loz' Kemp (d)

The Steelmen:
Originally called 'The DJ Combo'
Photographs

John Lane (v) RIP
Michael Stevenson (k, v)
Peter Pajanic (g, v)
Denis Shoesmith (d, v)
Replacements
Hilton Jones (sax, v)
Peter Roffey (sax)
Rod Ling (g)
Graham Robson (g)

The Swinging Strings:
Warwick Lindsay (g, v)
Warren ???? (g, v)
Paul Nossiter (b)
Kevin Cairns (d, v)

Bobby Taylor
and the Impacts:

Photograph
Bobby Taylor (v)
Dennis Bourke (g)
Bob Mathews (g)
Ian ???? (g)
Gil Mouat (k)
Bruce Campbell (b)
Peter Cairns (b) RIP
Terry Malone (d)
Bob Whyburn (d)
Bruce Mcintyre (d
)

The Telmen:
Photograph
Johnny Carr (v)
Barry Cousins (guest v)
Jim O'Brien (g)
John Humphries (sax)
Peter Emerton (b)
John Sampson (b, v)
Gordon Harris (d)

Third Reign:
????

Bobby Thomas and
The Beaumen:

Bobby Thomas (v)
John Bradstock (g)
Tony Haslip (g)
Barry Hudson (g)
John Cleverly (b)
Barry Little (d)

The Tremors:
Were the 'Mystics',
then 'The Mystery Men',
then 'Tremors'.

Charlie Bayl (g)
Peter Halleyburton (g)
Michael Stevenson (g, v)
Ron Carmichael (g)
Warren Tiplady (g)
Rick Pointon (b, v)
John Wilson (d)
Trevor ???? (d)

The Trend:
Adriaan DiDonna (g, v)
Ron Coombes (g)
David Scholfield (b)
Paul Hainey (d)

Velvet Underground:
Photographs
Original Lineup
Steve Phillipson (v) 67- RIP
Russell Bayne (g) 67-70
Mark Priest (k) 67-69
David Schofield (b) 67-68
Herman Kovak (d) 67-
Replacements
Steve Crothers (b) 70-
Mike Garvey (b) 68-70
Les Hall (g) 70-
Tony Heads (k) 69-70
Andy Imlah (v) 71-
Brian Johnson (?) 71-
Mick Sheffick (b) 71-
Malcom Young (g) 71-
Dave Evans (v)

The Vibratones:
Became 'The Aztecs'
Max Rothapfel (v)
aka Ricky Wayne
Johnny Noble (v)
Vince Maloney (g)
Tony Barber (g)
John Watson (b)
Colin Baigent (d)

The Vikings:
Allan Brooking (k) RIP
Donny Fraser (g, sax)
????

West End:
????

Yesterdays Orphans:
Short Bio & Photo
Steve Woodman (g, v)
Fredd Poboskis (g)
Peter De Jong (g, v) 68-
John Greenhaigh (g) 68-
John Seamer (k)
Paul Matters (b) 68-
Herbie Czerniskus (b, v)
Les Gully (d, v)