Fraternity

Fraternity

Progressive Rock band formed in Sydney in 1970 and relocated to Adelaide in 1971.

Fraternity: years active 1970 - 1973.

The band then went through three name changes.

Fang: 1973 - 1975

Some Dream: 1975 - 1978

Mickey Finn: 1978 - 1981



Fraternity has 14 known members

Name Instruments Period
John Freeman Drums 1970 - 1981
Bruce Howe Lead Vocals/Bass 1970 - 1981
John Bisset Keyboards/Vocals 1970 - 1973
Mick Jurd Guitar 1970 - 1973
Bon Scott Bon Scott Lead Vocals 1970 - 1973
Tony Buettel Drums 1970 - 1970
John Ayers Harmonica/Vocals 1971 - 1981
Sam See Sam See Slide Guitar/Piano 1971 - 1972
John Swan John Swan Drums/Vocals 1974 - 1976
Peter Bersee Violin 1974 - 1976
Mauri Berg Guitar
Details:

Then: 1978 - 1981

1975 - 1975
Jimmy Barnes Jimmy Barnes Vocals 1975 - 1975
Neale Johns Neale Johns Vocals

Credits and people associated with Fraternity

Name Role Details
Hamish Henry Manager

Fraternity discography - 8 recordings

Cover Title Type Release Year First Charted High Pos.
Why Did It Have To Be Me B/W Question by Fraternity Why Did It Have To Be Me B/W Question
Single 1970
Seasons Of Change by Fraternity Seasons Of Change
Single 1971 10/05/71 51
If You Got It by Fraternity If You Got It
Maxi Single 1971 04/10/71 66
Livestock by Fraternity Livestock
Album 1971 17/01/72 44
Livestock by Fraternity Livestock
Maxi Single 1971
The Race Part 1 B/W The Race Part 2 by Fraternity The Race Part 1 B/W The Race Part 2
Single 1971
Flaming Galah by Fraternity Flaming Galah
Album 1972 20/03/72 28
Welfare Boogie B/W Getting Off
Single 1972

3 Known Gigs for Fraternity

Date Venue City
Myponga Music Festival, Myponga. SA Sunday 31st January 1971 Myponga Music Festival Myponga, SA
Sunday 30th January 1972 Meadows Technicolour Fair Meadows, SA
Monday 31st January 1972 Meadows Technicolour Fair Meadows, SA