Fingers On The Phone (Telecom)

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A friend of my first girlfriend's brother gave me a couple of ideas...there was a Telecom ad in 1980 selling ISD service-international subsriber dialling-an innovative technological advance in those aimed at migrants-Italians 'calling home'. Mixed it up with a Sex Pistols styled middle 8 and stylistically spread it over a quasi-reggae feel! Bob's-yur-uncle! I was 17 when this was written and recorded.


from Better Late Than Never, released October 4, 2015
Produced by Henry Vhynal Melbourne State College 4/9/80
Drums-Andrew Miller
Bass, Vocals-Wayne Drury
Backing Vocals-David Kan
Lead Guitar-David Stripp
Rhythm Guitar-David Rasmussen



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1976:Wayne Drury and Andrew Langton-Joy conspired to write protest songs to get their school co-ed. Conscripted others to join in playing smutty teenage songs, then covered all manner of 70's stuff. Stones, Bowie, Reed, Punk, Hendrix. few originals. Played lots of 18th birthday parties & scout halls throughout bayside suburbs 79-80.
Performed a number of pub/functions post 1980 lastly Wayne's 50th
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