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The Easybeats

Easybeats, The

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Easybeats for long stay?

Interview by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, 12 November 1966

WHEN 'FRIDAY On My Mind' initially imposed itself upon my auditory passages I think it's only true to say I was knocked out. Verdict: a ...

Blowing their TOPS! The Four Tops, Easybeats, Cliff Bennett: Saville Theatre, London

Live Review by Penny Valentine, Disc and Music Echo, 19 November 1966

The 'Reach Out, I'll Be There' boys hit town and cause a sensation among the stars and fans at their concert ...

The Four Tops: Saville Theatre, London

Live Review by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 19 November 1966


Easybeats Didn't Copy The Beatles

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 3 December 1966

THE EASYBEATS are new and young — all teenagers — and so are vital in a slightly sagging pop scene that was given a shot ...

The Easybeats; Two In A Row?

Interview by Bill Harry, Record Mirror, 11 February 1967

A peep into the studio where The Easybeats are cutting the follow-up to 'Friday On My Mind' ...

The Easybeats

Retrospective by Tom Hibbert, The History of Rock, 1982

An Australian group with stardom on their minds. IN MID-SIXTIES AUSTRALIA, home-grown acts found it difficult to penetrate the music scene on a national ...

The Easybeats

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

George Young, b. 6 November 1947, Glasgow, Scotland; Gordon 'Snowy' Fleet, b. 16 August 1946, Bootle, Lancashire, England; Dick Diamonde, b. 28 December 1947, Hilversum, ...

Prehistoric Sounds: In Search of an Australian Rock'n'Roll

Overview by Mark Mordue, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 28 December 2004

I'VE STARTED writing this story a hundred different ways and every time I think I might be getting somewhere I end up stumbling across some ...

Overcoming the Cringe: A Potted History of Australian Rock and Pop

Overview by Clinton Walker, Sunday Mail (Australia), 2006

WHEN ROCK 'N' ROLL exploded by that name in the mid-1950s, it wasn't as if there hadn't been any warning. For the some time [sic ...

George Young should be remembered as the sonic architect of Australian rock music

Obituary by Andrew Stafford, The Guardian, 24 October 2017

The Easybeats guitarist and AC/DC producer wasn't just a star in his own right, but a behind-the-scenes industry giant. ...

see also Steve Wright


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