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Listen Listen [Single]

by The Avengers

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Winners of the 1969 Hoadley’s Battle of the Sounds.

Formerly called The Tropics.

'Listen Listen' reached #2 in the Brisbane charts and charted for 10 weeks in 1969.

Original 1964 Line-up
Dick Bentley - vocals
Keith Ryan - lead guitar
Graeme Rabnott - rhythm guitar
Terry Walcott - bass
Mick Monaghan - drums

1964 - Garth Austin (The Vipers) replaces Terry Walcott on bass
1965 - Roger Jellicoe (The Endeavours) replaces Keith Ryan on guitar
1966 - Peter Day (The Black Knights) replaces Garth Austin on bass
1968 - Don Lebler (Down and Out/Odyssey) replaces Mick Monaghan on drums
- Julian Jones (The Dwellers/The Breed/The Beginning) replaces Dick Bentley on vocals
- John 'Flaps' Phelps (Down and Out/Odyssey/The Beginning) joins on keys
1969 - Keith 'Stretch' Kerwin (The Caramel Straws/The Capital Showband) replaces Roger Jellicoe and Graeme Rabnott on guitar
- Roger Hicks (The Zoot) replaces Keith Kerwin on guitar
- Andy Tait replaces Peter Day on bass

The Avengers disband in September 1969.

1970 - The New Avengers form
Jeff Black - vocals
Barry Jacobsen - keys
David Briggs - lead guitar (goes on to join The Little River Band)
John Bush - rhythm guitar
Andy Tait - bass
Rick Matson - drums

The Avengers' present line-up (2000-present)
Paul Yates - vocals
Roger Jellicoe - lead guitar
Graeme Rabnott - rhythm guitar
Garth Austin - bass
Mick Monaghan - drums


released January 30, 1969

Julian Jones - vocals
Roger Jellicoe - lead guitar, backing vocals
Graeme Rabnott - rhythm guitar, backing vocals
John 'Flaps' Phelps - organ, keyboard
Peter Day - bass
Don Lebler - drums, backing vocals

'Listen Listen' was recorded at Armstrong Studios in Melbourne in 1968. Produced by Howard Gable

The 3 'bonus tracks' were recorded at a TV studio in Melbourne and were produced by Tweed Harris of The Groove.


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