Thursday, 11 June 2009
Back in 1993 Darryl Cotton celebrated 25 years as an entertainer. Quite an achievement when you consider the unreliable nature of the business he has chosen as a career. The years have seen him pursue and succeed in the entertainment business such as singing, song writing, acting, theatre and television. Public life for Darryl began in 1968 as a founding member of rock band,
Zoot. Along with Rick Springfield, Beeb Birtles and Rick Brewer, they managed to capture the heart of many a female fan in the late 60s and early 70s and will no doubt go down in Aussie rock history as one of our pioneer groups. Particularly memorable is their award-winning version of the Beatles "Eleanor Rigby", which still manages airplay over 20 years after its release. In 1984 he released the album "It's Rock 'N' Good Fun" (HAM 107) a collection of rock 'n' roll songs from the 50's & 60's. The backing band is a who's who of Aussie rock with the likes of Roger McLachian bass (Pyramid, Levi Smith's Clefs, L.R.B), Ross Ingles guitar, Wilbur Wilde sax (Ol' 55, Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons), David Jones drums (Pyramid) Adrian Scott keyboards (L.R.B) with backing vocals by Linda George, Penny Dyer (Bootleg Family Band) and Rozzi Bazzani (Hi Ho). The LP was recorded on Hammard Records and produced by Ross Cockle and Darryl. Here for you to download is that album.
Posted by OZZIE MUSIC MAN at 21:17