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Saturday, 14 February 2009

Post 74 - Darryl Cotton - Don't Let It Get To You

Daryl signed to Ross Wilson and Glenn Wheatley's Oz label and issued the single "Don't Let It Get to You” (August 1978), which charted in Melbourne, peaking at #22 during October. In January 1979, Cotton was in Adelaide hosting the television pop show "Summer Rock" for the Nine Network. He issued two more singles on Oz, a cover of Hall and Oates' "I Don't Want to Lose You" February 1979 and "Glamour Girl" in July before turning to acting. Cotton appeared in the Nine Network's soapie The Young Doctors for a season, before hosting another series of 'Summer Rock'. In 1980, he signed to EMI and enjoyed his biggest solo hit with "Same Old Girl" (post #15) February 1980 from the LP "Best Seat In The House" it reached #6 on the national charts in April. Cotton released two more albums, "Rock'n'Good Fun", and a children's album, "Just for Kids". For you to download is "Don't Let It Get To You" (OZ 11774) produced by Beeb Birties and Darryl.

2 comments:

70sBrissieBoy said...

on the same label was Ross' "Living In The Land Of Oz". any chance that's laying around somewhere?

Craig Vandermeer said...

You have a great selection of Darryl's stuff on your blog. There wouldn't be better around. Thanks so much for the posts. Any chance of getting the whole album Best Seat in the House? Thanks again