Allison Gros (pre-Little River Band) - I Think About

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Allison Gros, NWS Channel 9, Adelaide, South Australia (1971)

Graeham Goble was drawn to music, in particular its harmonies, at an early age. "My early influences were bands like The Beatles, The Hollies, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Bread and I always wanted to be in a band with harmonies. ... From my very first band we had 3 part harmonies"

Starting out as a drummer, Goble quickly progressed to the banjo. "As soon as I had a stringed instrument in my hands I suddenly had all these melodies." Thereafter came the transition to guitar.

A number of bands followed in quick succession: The Silence (1966–67), Travis Wellington Hedge (1968), Allison Gros (1969–71) and Drummond (1971). Each of these bands was recorded, and Goble fans are always keen to hunt down the vinyl.

Allison Gros recorded their first single ("Naturally") on the Gamba label. Record producer David Mackay, impressed with this record, brought the band to the attention of Ron Tudor, owner of the Fable label. Tudor arranged for Allison Gros to travel from Adelaide to Melbourne where the band recorded two singles, "If I Ask You" and "All The Days".

The members of Allison Gros were recruited to record the song "Daddy Cool" but their Chipmunk version was so atypical that they recorded under the fictitious name Drummond. Drummond would provide Goble with his first Number 1 hit single, albeit through unusual circumstances. The Australian band Daddy Cool released their debut album in July 1971. That album contained the eponymous song "Daddy Cool", however, the song was overshadowed by the monster hit "Eagle Rock". The website milesago.com reports their achievement thus: "Drummond's dopey Chipmunks-style assault on the vintage rocker Daddy Cool was a blatant cash-in on the success of Daddy Cool the group, who had covered it on their first LP and had taken their name from it. Incomprehensibly, Drummond's version became one of the biggest Australian hits of the year, knocking Daddy Cool's Eagle Rock off the #1 spot." "Daddy Cool" would remain on top of the charts for seven weeks from 6 September. 

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