Jo Jo Zep & the Falcons

(Melbourne, Victoria 75 – 84)

 

Official Pre-79 Releases:

Jo Jo Zep & His Little Helpers

Run Rudolph Run 7″ (Mushroom, K-6194) released 75
Tracks: Run Rudolph Run, Guess Who

Ross Wilson

Various Artists – Wizard Preview 7″ Flexi (Wizard) released 73
Tracks: Paranoid

Living in the Land of Oz 7″ (Oz, OZ-002) released Aug 76
Tracks: Living in the Land of Oz, Who’s Gonna Love You Tonight?

OZ – A Rock’N’Roll Road Movie (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) LP (Oz, OZS-1001) released Aug 78. split-LP w/*Jo Jo Zep & the Falcons, **Joy Dunstan, ***Graham Matters
Tracks: Living In The Land Of Oz, (I May Be Just Another Male Chauvinistic Pig To You But I’m In (The Mood), Beating Around The Bush*, Warm Tender Love**, You’re Driving Me Insane***, Living In The Land Of Oz (Reprise No. 1), Greaseball, Glad I’m Living Here*, Who’s Gonna Love You Tonight?, You’re Driving Me Insane***, Living In The Land Of Oz (Reprise No. 2), Atmospherics

Jo Jo Zep & the Falcons

Beating Around The Bush 7″ (Oz, OZ-001) released Jul 76
Tracks: Beating Around The Bush, Glad I’m Living Here

Don’t Waste It LP (Oz, OZS-1003) recorded 76, released Feb 77
Tracks: Security, Dancing Shoes, If It’s Love That You Want Darlin’, King Of Fools, Someday It’s Gonna Come To You, We’re All In The Same Boat, Beating Around The Bush, That’s Alright, Sweet Little Latin Lover, The Cthulhu

Security 7″ (Oz, OZ-11306) released 77
Tracks: Security, Run Run Rudolph

The Mood 7″ (Celestial, OZ-104) released 77, split 7″ w/Ross Wilson with Orchestra*
Tracks: Beating Around the Bush, The Mood*

Whip It Out LP (Oz, OZS 1004) released Oct 77
Tracks: Rough ‘N’ Ready, The Girl Across The Street (Just Turned 18), Cry Cry Cry, Love Is A Fire, I’m A Madman, Boogie In The Barnyard, Fix It Up, I Remember, (I’m In A) Dancing Mood, I Need Your Lovin’

(I’m In A) Dancing Mood 7″ (Oz, OZ-11555) released Oct 77
Tracks: (I’m In A) Dancing Mood, I Remember

Various Artists – Long Live The Evolution LP (Double Jay Rock, AA9042) recorded Aug 76, released 77
Tracks: If It’s Love That You Want You Can Count On Me

Live! Loud & Clear 12″ EP (Oz, OZEP 001) recorded Nov 77, released Feb 78
Tracks: Honey Dripper, Young Girl, Ain’t Got No Money, Girl Across The Street, Riding In The Moonlight

Honey Dripper 7″ (Oz, OZ-11713) released May 78
Tracks: Honey Dripper, Girl Across the Street

So Young 7″ (Oz, OZ-11794) released Sep 78
Tracks: So young, Long Distance Call

So Young LP (Oz, OZE 1002) released Sep 78
Tracks: So Young, Soon You’ll Be Gone, Show Ya Fun, Long Distance Call, I Believe To My Soul, Crazy Mixed Up World, It’s All Over No

Let’s Drip Awhile LP (Oz, OZS 1013) recorded Martini’s, Melbourne Dec 77, released 78
Tracks: Route 66, The Honeydripper, I’m A Madman, Ain’t Got No Money, Yes Indeed, Young Girl, Down The Road Apiece, King Of Fools, The Girl Across The Street, Show Ya Fun, Riding In The Moonlight, One More Mile

Various Artists – Nightmoves Concert #2 LP (Mushroom, L36745) recorded Palais Theatre 25-7-78, released 78
Tracks: Love’s a Fire, Dancing Shoes

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Further Information;

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jo_Jo_Zep_%26_The_Falcons

Line ups:

Jo Jo Zep & His Little Helpers
late 75
Ross Wilson
Joe Camilleri (voc)
John Power (bass)

Jo Jo Zep & His Little Helpers
late 75 – 76
Joe Camilleri (voc)
John Power (bass)
Jeff Burstin (gtr)
John McInerney (drms)
Wayne Burt (gtr)
Peter Starkie (gtr)

Jo Jo Zep & the Falcons
76 – Feb 77
Joe Camilleri (voc)
John Power (bass)
Jeff Burstin (gtr)
Gary Young (drms)
Wayne Burt (gtr)

Jo Jo Zep & the Falcons
Feb – Jun 77
Joe Camilleri (voc)
John Power (bass)
Jeff Burstin (gtr)
Gary Young (drms)
Tony Faehse (gtr)

Jo Jo Zep & the Falcons
Jun 77 – 82
Joe Camilleri (voc)
John Power (bass)
Jeff Burstin (gtr)
Gary Young (drms)
Tony Faehse (gtr)
Wilbur Wilde (sax)

Ross Wilson is ex-Dady Cool, Mighty Kong.  Wayne Burt is later in Living Legends
Joe Camelleri is ex-Pelaco Brothers, Wilbur Wilde is also in The Elks
John Power is ex-Foreday Riders. Jeff Burstin, Joe Camilleri, Wilbur Wilde are also in The Jam

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