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Sunday, 14 February 2010

Post 241 - Allniters - Hold On / Mr.Yunioshi

The Allniters signed with Midnight Oil's label Powderworks and with RCA in 1983. First single for Powderworks was "Hold On" in May, followed by a cover of Bobby Bloom's "Montego Bay" in September, which peaked at #16 on the Australian singles charts. Their debut album, D-D-D-Dance was released in October and a third single, "Love and Affection" followed in November. The album and all three singles had reached the Top 40 on the Australian charts. Here to download is the first single for Powerworks in 1983 "Hold On" b/w "Mr.Yunioshi" (POW 0132) produced by the Allniters. The B side was a non album track with guest appearance by Jonathan Coleman. In 1987 they recorded "All That Easy", which was released by Mushroom Records with Mental As Anything's Martin Plaza producing. The single had no chart success and The Allniters disbanded. The Allniters reformed with a new lead singer, Miss Velvet Vass (aka Juliana Vasilkov), and released "Nowhere Fast" on the Sound System Record label, with the album The Allniters disbanded again in 2001. They reformed in 2004 to support reggae band, UB40's Australian tour, but they did not record any new material.


Hui... said...

I used to follow a Sydney cover band in 1997/98 called the All Nighters from Coogee through to Gosford doing the Pub Circuit.

They were a great group to ,listen to and really got the crowd going.

Don't know if its the same group or not.

John Daly said...

Thanks, got the vinyl, love this band.

gnowangerup said...

Hello ozzie music man

By any chance do you happen to have the whole album of the Allniters?

Thanks heaps