Doc Neeson Dies At Age 67 BREAKING NEWS
Doc Neeson photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Doc Neeson photo by Ros O'Gorman

Doc Neeson Dies At Age 67 BREAKING NEWS

by Paul Cashmere on June 4, 2014

in News,Noise Pro

Doc Neeson, co-founder and lead singer of the legendary Angels, has died at the age of 67 after losing his battle with cancer.

Neeson was being treated for an aggressive brain tumour and had been undergoing intensive radiation and chemotherapy for the past year.

Bernard ‘Doc’ Neeson was born in Belfast, Ireland in 1947 and migrated to Adelaide, Australia with his family when he was 13-years old.

His first band was the Moonshine Jug and String Band with John and Rick Brewster.

In 1976, Neeson and the Brewsters became The Angels and released their debut single ‘Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again’ in 1976.

Doc Neeson OAM photo by Buzz Bidstrup and Doc Neeson The Voice of the Angels FacebookTheir string of hits included ‘Coming Down’ (1978), ‘Take A Long Line’ (1978), ‘After The Rain’ (1978), ‘Shadow Boxer’ (1979), ‘No Secrets’ (1980), ‘No Secrets’ (1980), ‘Fashion and Fame’ (1980), ‘Stand Up’ (1982), ‘Eat City’ (1983), ‘Live Lady Live’ (1984), ‘Nature of the Beast’ (1986), ‘Don’t Waste My Time’ (1986), ‘We Gotta Get Outta This Place’ (1987), ‘Finger On The Trigger’ (1988), ‘Let The Night Roll On’ (1990), ‘Dogs Are Talking’ (1990), ‘Back Street Pickup’ (1990), ‘Tear Me Apart’ (1992).

Doc left the band in 1999. He went on to form Red Phoenix with David Lowy, Peter Northcote, Jim Hilburn and Fab Omodel.

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