Ol' 55

Frankie J Holden, Rockpile Jones, Jimmy Manzie, Pat Drummond, Wilbur Wilde, Geoff Plummer, Geoff Peterkin, Mike Raffone, Bruce Allen, Rob Drummond, Bob Tawney, Terry Bellew

Also known as Ol '55, Ol '55 ‎, Ol'55
Members of Ol' 55: Bob Drummond, Doug Martin (2), Frankie J Holden, Geoff Plummer, Jim Manzie, Pat Drummond, Rockpile Jones, Terry Bellew, Wilbur Wilde
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ol%E2%80%99_55

Discography of Ol' 55:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 On The Prowl / This Little Girl 2 Audio 1976 Mushroom
2 The Vault 13 Audio 1980 Stunn
3 Take It Greasy 15 Audio 1976 Mushroom
4 Two Faces Have I 2 Audio 1980
5 Diana 2 Audio 1975 Interfusion
6 Stay (While The Night Is Still Young) 4 Audio 1977 Mushroom
7 Looking For An Echo 4 Audio 1976 Mushroom
8 Anywhere The Girls Are 2 Audio 1980 Leo Productions (2)
9 Ruby 2 Audio 1978 Junction
10 Take It Greasy 15 Audio 1976 Mushroom
11 Fiveslivejive 14 Audio 1977 Mushroom
12 Ol' 55 On 45 Medley 29 Audio 1981 Powderworks
13 C'mon Let's Do It 2 Audio 1976 Mushroom

Ol' 55 is a retro-fifties band from in Sydney, Australia, formed in 1975. OL'55 enjoyed enormous popularity with a style that bordered on parody. The band took its name from the Tom Waits song (as covered by The Eagles).

Under the direction of manager Glenn A Baker, 'the Fives' managed to combine novelty retro kitsch and clever theatrics with a keen sense of pop dynamics and an acute understanding of rock 'n' roll. Former chartered accountant Peter Bryan became larger-than-life motor mouth front man Frankie J Holden. Ol' 55 members included: Frankie J Holden (Vocals), Rockpile Jones (Guitar & vocals), Jimmy Manzie (Bass & vocals), Pat Drummond (Guitar & vocals), Wilbur Wilde (Sax), Geoff Plummer (Drums), Geoff "Spud" Peterkin (Drums), Mike Raffone (Vocals), Bruce Allen (Sax)

Rob Drummond (Bass), Bob Tawney (Guitar), Terry Bellew (Bass).

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