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Ross Wilson Mondo Rock, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ross Wilson Expands Eagle Rock 50th Anniversary Tour

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Wilson has expanded his Eagle Rock 50th anniversary tour with more shows in Victoria and Queensland added to the dates.

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Daddy Cool Ross Wilson and Ross Hannaford photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ross Wilson Initially Struggled To Get Eagle Rock Off The Ground

by Paul Cashmere

This week marked the 50th anniversary of Daddy Cool’s classic ‘Eagle Rock’ commencing its 10-week run at number one in Australia but Ross Wilson initially had trouble getting interest in the song.

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Ross Wilson photo by Ros O'Gorman

Now Listen … Eagle Rock Turns 50 and Ross Wilson Talks About Its Origins

by Paul Cashmere

Daddy Cool’s iconic ‘Eagle Rock’ is a song based on sexual innuendo or to be perfectly blunt, it’s a song about rooting.

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Skyhooks with Ross Wilson. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ross Wilson Puts His Jukebox Up On Spotify

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Wilson has created a Spotify playlist so that you can enjoy the music from his home Jukebox.

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A Day In The Gardens in the Botanical Gardens Melbourne on Friday 10 March 2017. Ross Wilson, Daryl Braithwaite and John Farnham each performed a set for the first A Day In The Gardens held over the March 2017 Moomba long weekend in Melbourne.

Record Store Day Ambassador Ross Wilson Takes You On A Tour Of His Jukebox

by Paul Cashmere

Daddy Cool, Mondo Rock legend Ross Wilson is the Record Store Day 2020 Ambassador.

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Ross Wilson Mondo Rock, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Richard Clapton and Ross Wilson To Play A Warragul Double Header

by Paul Cashmere

Richard Clapton and Ross Wilson will team up for a double-header show in Warragul in November.

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Ross Wilson Performs For Daddy Who? The Daddy Cool Biography

by Paul Cashmere

Daddy Cool’s legendary lead singer Ross Wilson made a special guest appearance at the launch of the book ‘Daddy Who?’ about his band Daddy Cool in Melbourne Sunday afternoon.

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Ross Wilson Mondo Rock, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ross Wilson Neighbours Classic Line “My Own Kids Don’t Even Know My Songs”

by Paul Cashmere

Daddy Cool and Mondo Rock legend Ross Wilson had a bit of fun acting opposite his step-daughter Olympia Valance on Neighbours. His classic line was “My own kids don’t even know my songs”.

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Ross Wilson Mondo Rock, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ross Wilson Neighbours Cameo Has An Air Date

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Wilson, the legendary lead singer of Daddy Cool and Mondo Rock, will soon be seen on the small screen in a Neighbours episode.

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Concert for Hanna, benefit for Ross Hannaford at Memo St Kilda on 19 July 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

R.I.P. Wayne Duncan of Daddy Cool At 72

by Paul Cashmere

Legendary Daddy Cool bass player Wayne Duncan has died.

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Ross Wilson Mondo Rock, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ross Wilson Releases Australia’s First Rock Song Real Wild Child As Community Cup Theme

by Paul Cashmere

“I believe this was the first genuine Australian rock and roll song ever written by the great Johnny O’Keefe. I’m talking about The Wild One, Real Wild Child,” Ross said introing the song at a rare, intimate Flying Saucer Club gig in Melbourne on Sunday night.

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Ross Wilson Mondo Rock, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ross Wilson Has A New Greatest Hits Album

by Paul Cashmere

When Daddy Cool released ‘Eagle Rock’ in May 1971 The Beatles had only broken up five months earlier. ‘Eagle Rock’ was 45 years ago and even then Wilson was onto his third or fourth band.

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Ross Wilson Mondo Rock, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Classic Ross Wilson Solo Album Available On iTunes For First Time

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Wilson’s first solo album ‘Dark Side Of The Man’ is finally available via iTunes.

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Noise11 iHeartRadio Features Tinpan Orange And Pays Tribute To Hanna, English and Martin

by Edina Patsy

The past week has seen incredible losses for the music world with the passing of Ross Hannaford of Daddy Cool, Jon English and Sir George Martin. This week at Noise11 iHeartRadio we pay tribute.

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Ross Hannaford, Caravan Club. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ross Hannaford’s Friends Talk About The Great Man

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Hannaford was an inspiration to so many musicians across Australia but in Melbourne he was revered as one of the greats.

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Ross Hannaford, Memo Music Hall St Kilda, 18th July 2015. Photo by Mandy Hall

Ross Hannaford And Ross Wilson: Two School Kids Who Musically Clicked

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Hannaford and Ross Wilson were barely teenagers when they met. The meeting of the two Ross’s would create one of the most iconic partnerships in Australian music history.

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Ross Hannaford, Caravan Club. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

R.I.P. Daddy Cool Legend Ross Hannaford 1950-2016

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Hannaford, the guitarist for legendary Australian band Daddy Cool, has lost his battle with cancer at age 65.

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Ross Hannaford, Caravan Club. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ross Hannaford Makes A Room Smile For Christmas

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Hannaford of the legendary Daddy Cool (and a list of associated acts far too long to mention) was back on stage last night in Melbourne has a delay due to illness last week.

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Elton John and his Band perform in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 11 December 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Elton John Plays Melbourne 11 Dec 15 REVIEW

by Paul Cashmere

200 years ago, if people could have travelled like they do today Beethoven would have gone on a world tour. Imagine hearing ‘Fifth Symphony’ or ‘Moonlight Sonata’ live by the man who wrote them? That is what being at an Elton John show is like.

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Ross Hannaford, Memo Music Hall St Kilda, 18th July 2015. Photo by Mandy Hall

Ross Hannaford ‘Hanna’ Launch Rescheduled For Tuesday

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Hannaford is feeling better today after having to postpone last night’s ‘Hanna’ album launch and the show has been rescheduled for next Tuesday (15 Dec 15).

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Ross Hannaford, Memo Music Hall St Kilda, 18th July 2015. Photo by Mandy Hall

Ross Hannaford Album Launch Tonight Postponed Due To Ill Health

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Hannaford’s ‘Hanna’ album launch was postponed last night )10 Dec 15) because of the legendary Australian guitarist’s health.

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Ross Hannaford, Memo Music Hall St Kilda, 18th July 2015. Photo by Mandy Hall

Ross Hannaford To Play One More Show For 2015

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Hannaford has had a tough year while he fights a hideous disease but the remarkable Hanna when faced with a potential end has found a new beginning.

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Ross Hannaford, Memo Music Hall St Kilda, 18th July 2015. Photo by Mandy Hall

Melbourne Music Fans Turn Out To Support Ross Hannaford

by Paul Cashmere

You could feel the love in the room when Ross Hannaford attended the show in his name, Concert for Ross Hannaford, on both Saturday and Sunday.

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Ross Hannaford Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Second Concert For Ross Hannaford Sells Out

by Paul Cashmere

The Concert for Ross Hannaford, the event to celebrate the work of Daddy Cool guitarist Ross Hannaford, has sold out.

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Ross Hannaford performs with Daddy Cool at the Age Music Victoria Awards on Thursday 19 November 2014. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Paul Kelly To Play At Second Concert For Ross Hannaford

by Paul Cashmere

A second Concert for Ross Hannaford with an appearance by Paul Kelly has been announced for Sunday July 19, 2015.

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Ross Hannaford Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ross Hannaford Benefit Sells Out Within 24 Hours

by Paul Cashmere

The Concert for Ross Hannaford has sold out within 24 hours of going on sale and now a second show is planned.

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Ross Hannaford performs with Daddy Cool at the Age Music Victoria Awards on Thursday 19 November 2014. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ross Hannaford Online Donations Now Open

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Hannaford fans around the world who cannot attend the ‘Concert for Ross Hannaford’ event in Melbourne can now donate online.

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Mike Rudd photo by Ros OGoman

Happy 70th To Mike Rudd

by Paul Cashmere

Legendary Spectrum frontman Mike Rudd has turned 70 years old.

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When The Sun Sets Over Carlton

Melbourne’s Counterculture 70s Rock Scene Compiled On 2 CDs

by Paul Cashmere

The formative years of Melbourne’s rock music scene of the 70s are about to be heard on the 2CD compilation ‘(When The Sun Sets Over) Carlton’.

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Daddy Cool To Be Inducted Into The Age Music Victoria Hall of Fame

by Paul Cashmere

The legendary Daddy Cool will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the next The Age Music Victoria Awards.

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