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Daddy Cool is an Australian rock band formed in Melbourne in 1970 with the original line-up of Wayne Duncan (bass, vocals), Ross Hannaford (lead guitar, bass, vocals), Ross Wilson (lead vocals, guitar, harmonica) and Gary Young (drums, vocals) .[1][2] Their hit single "Eagle Rock" was released in May 1971[1][3] and stayed at #1 on the Australian singles chart for ten weeks.[4][5][6] Their debut July 1971 LP Daddy Who? Daddy Cool also reached #1 and became the first Australian album to sell more than 100,000 copies.[1][5][7] Their name comes from the 1957 song "Daddy Cool"[1] by US rock group The Rays, Daddy Cool included their version on Daddy Who? Daddy Cool.[8]

Daddy Cool's music featured 1950s Doo-wop style rock cover versions and originals which were mostly written by Wilson.[1][3][5] On stage they provided a danceable sound which was accessible and fun.[1] Their second album was Sex, Dope, Rock'n'Roll: Teenage Heaven from January 1972 and reached the Top Ten.[4] Breaking up in August 1972, Daddy Cool briefly reformed during 1974-1975 before disbanding again, they reformed with the band's original line-up in 2005.[1][3][5] Their iconic status was confirmed when they were inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame on 16 August 2006.[5]

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