Big Daddy

Members of Big Daddy: Bob Wayne, David Starns, Gary Hoffman (2), Marty Kaniger, Tom Lee (2)
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Discography of Big Daddy:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Big Daddy. What Really Happened To The Band Of '59 12 Audio 1983 Making Waves
2 Meanwhile…Back In The States 14 Audio 1985 Rhino Records (2)
3 Big Daddy. What Really Happened To The Band Of '59 12 Audio 1983 Rhino Records (2)
4 Cutting Their Own Groove 15 Audio 1991 Rhino Records (2)
5 Sgt. Pepper's 13 Audio 1992 Rhino Records (2)
6 Sgt Pepper's 13 Audio 1992 Rhino Records (2)
7 Cutting Their Own Groove 15 Audio 1992-05-00 Rhino Records (2)
8 Big Daddy. What Really Happened To The Band Of '59 13 Audio 1983 Making Waves
9 Like A Virgin 4 Audio 1992 Big Daddy
10 I Write The Songs 2 Audio 1984 Making Waves
11 Eye Of The Tiger / Star Wars 2 Audio 1984 Making Waves
12 Cutting Their Own Groove 15 Audio 1992


[b]Big Daddy[/b] is an accomplished Rock 'n Roll/Doo Wop band specialising in cover versions of modern compositions. "Dancing In The Dark" and "Hotel California" are notable examples.

They formed in southern California in the 1970s as "Big Daddy Dipstick and the Lube Jobs" and eventually gained national attention simply as "[b]Big Daddy[/b]" on the Dr. Demento radio show in the USA.

Among their claimed influences are: Eddie Cochran, Danny & The Juniors, Devo, Bo Diddley, The Jordanaires, Pat Benatar, Del Shannon, Duane Eddy, Gene Vincent and the London Symphony Orchestra.


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