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Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Post 416 - Rabbit - Rabbit LP

Rabbit, Originally "The Cherries" was an Australian hard rock band from Newcastle. The band was formed in 1973 by Mark Tinson (guitar, vocals), Phil Screen (drums) and Jim Porteus (bass). Vocalist Greg Douglas joined in 1974 and was replaced in October of that year by Dave Evans, formerly of AC/DC. The band played a mixture of originals and covers by artists such as Alice Cooper, The Who and The Sweet. Two early singles were followed up by a self-titled album "Rabbit" (SBP 234748) in 1975 for CBS, here for you to download. Backing vocals were by Pamela Barnett and the album was produced by John Egginton at Trafalgar Studios in Sydney. David Hinds joined as rhythm guitarist in 1976.

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