Dragon

(Auckland, New Zealand Jan 72 – 79)

 

Official Pre-79 Releases:

Universal Radio LP (Vertigo, 6360 902) recorded Feb 74, released Jun 74
Tracks: Universal Radio, Going Slow, Patina, Weetbix, Graves, Avalanche

Scented Gardens For The Blind LP (Vertigo, 6360 903) recorded Dec 74, released Feb 75
Tracks: Vermillion Cellars, La Gash Lagoon, Sunburst, Grey Lynn Candy, Darkness, Scented Gardens For The Blind

Vermillion Cellars 7″ (Vertigo, 6036 908) released Apr 75. Australia
Tracks: Vermillion Cellars, Rock ‘N’ Roll Ponsonby

Education 7″ (Vertigo, 6036 909) released 75
Tracks: Education, Swell Foot Sue

Star Kissed 7″ (Vertigo, 6036 910) released Aug 75
Tracks: Star Kissed, Crystal Dove

Wait Until Tomorrow 7″ (CBS, BA 222215) released 76, Australia
Tracks: Wait Until Tomorrow, Show Danny Across The Water

This Time 7″ (CBS, BA 461720) released 76
Tracks: This Time, The Dreaded Moroczy Bird

Sunshine LP (CBS, SBP 234946) released 77
Tracks: Same Old Blues, Blacktown Boogie, Sunshine, On The Beachead, This Time, Get That Jive, Street Between Your Feet, New Machine, Mx, The Letter

Get That Jive 7″ (CBS, BA 461759) released Mar 77
Tracks: Get That Jive, On the Beachead

In The Right Direction 7″ promo (Portrait, 6-70013) released Apr 77, USA
Tracks: In The Right Direction (mono), In The Right Direction (stereo)

In The Right Direction 7″ (Portrait, 6-70013) released Apr 77, USA
Tracks: In The Right Direction, The Dreaded Moroczy Bind

Sunshine 7″ (CBS, BA 222308) released Jul 77, Australia
Tracks: Sunshine, New Machine

April Sun In Cuba 7″ (Portrait, BAT 461791) released Oct 77, split 7″ w/Dr. Agony
Tracks: April Sun In Cuba

Running Free LP (Portrait, PR 33005) released 77
Tracks: April Sun In Cuba, Rose, Any Fool Can Tell You, Shooting Stars, Man Gone West, Bob’s Budgie Boogie, Some Strange Dream, Mr. Thunder, Since You Changed Your Mind, Running Free

In The Right Direction 7″ (Portrait, BAT 461811) released 77
Tracks: In the Right Direction, Shooting Stars

Various Artists – Nightmovin’ Live 2xLP (Mushroom, L45773/4) released 77, Australia
Tracks: Blacktown Boogie, White Light White Heat

Various Artists – Rager LP (K-Tel, TA 257) released 77, Australia
Tracks: This Time

Various Artists – Countdown Silver Jubilee Australian Top 20 LP (The Silver Jubilee Committee Organisation, SCA 020) released 77, Australia
Tracks: Dreaded Moroczy Bind

Various Artists – Long Live The Evolution LP (Double Jay Rock 1540, AA9042) released 77, Australia
Tracks: Blacktown Boogie

April Sun In Cuba 7″ promo (Portrait, 6-70019) released 78, USA. also released as 12″ (Portrait, AS 489)
Tracks: April Sun In Cuba (mono), April Sun In Cuba (stereo)

April Sun In Cuba 7″ (Portrait, 6-70019) released 78, USA
Tracks: April Sun In Cuba, Mr. Thunder

O Zambezi LP (Portrait, PR 33010) released 78
Tracks: O Zambezi, Still In Love With You, Are You Old Enough, Politics, Reach The Top, Civilization, Midnight Groovies, One Look Across The Water, Company, Burn Down The Bridges

Shooting Stars 7″ (Portrait, PR 45010) released Jan 78, Australia
Tracks: Shooting Stars, Some Strange Dream

Konkaroo 7″ (Portrait, PR 45013) released Apr 78, Australia
Tracks: Konkaroo, Mr. Thunder

Are Yo Old Enough 7″ (Portrait, BAT 461882) released Aug 78
Tracks: Are You Old Enough, Company

Are Yo Old Enough 7″ promo (Portrait, 6-70023) released 78, USA
Tracks: Are Yo Old Enough (mono), Are Yo Old Enough (stereo)

Still In Love With You 7″ (Portrait, BAT 461922) released Oct 78
Tracks: Still In Love With You, Politics

Are You Old Enough LP (Portrait, JR 35554) released 78, Australia
Tracks: April Sun In Cuba, I’m Still In Love With You, Mr. Thunder, Midnight Groovies, Running Free, Oh Zambezi, Are You Old Enough, Shooting Stars, Reach The Top, Civilization

Various Artists – Dynamite 78 LP (K-Tel, TA258) released 78, Australia
Tracks: Get That Jive

Various Artists – Hot Trax LP (K-Tel, TA259) released 78, Australia
Tracks: April Sun In Cuba

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

http://www.dragononline.com.au/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragon_%28band%29

Further Information;

Line ups:

Jan 72 – 72
Todd Hunter (bass)
Ray Goodwin (gtr)
Neil Reynolds (drms)
Graeme Collins (voc/keyb)

72 – 73
Todd Hunter (bass)
Ray Goodwin (gtr)
Neil Storey (drms)
Graeme Collins (voc/keyb)

73 – 74
Todd Hunter (bass)
Ray Goodwin (gtr)
Neil Storey (drms)
Ivan Thompson (voc/keyb)
Marc Hunter (voc)

74 – 75
Todd Hunter (bass)
Ray Goodwin (gtr)
Neil Storey (drms)
Marc Hunter (voc)
Geoff Chunn (drms, 74)
Robert Taylor (gtr)

75 – Sep 76
Todd Hunter (bass)
Ray Goodwin (gtr)
Neil Storey (drms)
Marc Hunter (voc)
Robert Taylor (gtr)
Paul Hewson (keyb)

Sep 76 – Feb 79
Todd Hunter (bass/voc)
Marc Hunter (voc)
Robert Taylor (gtr)
Paul Hewson (keyb)
Kerry Jacobson (drms)