The last few posts have been getting away from this blog’s raison d’être – and the possible reason why you’re here – which is to play you Australian power pop. So, I’ll rummage around in my music bag, see what I can find, and…
It’s not power pop, but it is Australian (sort of).
Here’s the original:
Brent Edwards – “Pride“ (1963)
And here’s the 1963 cover of the original that “inspired” Ray’s version (i.e., the version that Ray & co. ripped off):
(*I have a feeling that when The Beatles invaded every country that was able to hear them, every other group became a Merseybeat group.)