Mondo Rock

Mondo Rock

The brainchild of ex-Daddy Cool frontman Ross Wilson, Mondo Rock contained some of the finest musicians in the Country.



Mondo Rock has 31 known members

Name Instruments Period
Ross Wilson Ross Wilson Vocals, Harmonica 1977 - 1991
Ian "Willy" Winter Ian "Willy" Winter Guitar 1977 - 1978
Peter Laffy Guitar 1977 - 1978
Chris Jones Bass 1977 - 1978
Tony Slavich Keyboards 1977 - 1978
Trevor Courtney Drums 1977 - 1978
Barry "Big Goose" Sullivan Barry "Big Goose" Sullivan Bass 1977 - 1978
Greg Cook Guitar, Keyboards 1977 - 1977
Simon Gyllies Bass 1978 - 1979
Randy Bulpin Guitar 1978 - 1979
Iain McLennan Drums 1978 - 1979
Gil Matthews Gil Matthews Drums
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1979 - 1981
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1979 -
Eddie Van Rosendaal Drums 1979 - 1979
Simon Phillips Bass 1979 - 1979
Eric McCusker Eric McCusker Guitar, Keyboards
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1980-1988,1990-1991
1980 - 1991
James Black James Black Keyboards 1980 - 1984
Paul Christie Paul Christie Bass 1980 - 1982
Andrew Bell Guitar 1980 - 1980
Kerry Jacobsen Drums 1980 - 1980
John James "JJ" Hackett Drums
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1981-1988,1990

1981 - 1990
Andy Buchanan Drums 1981 - 1981
James Gillard James Gillard Bass 1982 - 1988
Duncan Veall Keyboards, Backing Vocals
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1984 - 1988
Andrew Ross Sax, Keyboards
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1986-1988,1990
1986 - 1990
Colin Newham "Polly" Keyboards 1988 - 1988
Ian Belton Ian Belton Bass 1990 - 1991
Mitch Farmer Drums 1990 - 1990
Seam Timms Keyboards 1990 - 1990
Mary Azzopardi Backing Vocals 1991 - 1991
Mark Williams Mark Williams Backing Vocals 1991 - 1991
Bernie Worrell Keyboards 1991 - 1991

Mondo Rock discography - 31 recordings

Cover Title Type Release Year First Charted High Pos.
Fugitive Kind by Mondo Rock Fugitive Kind
Single 1978 23/10/78 49
Primal Park by Mondo Rock Primal Park
Album 1979 29/10/79 40
Love Shock by Mondo Rock Love Shock
Single 1979
State Of The Heart by Mondo Rock State Of The Heart
Single 1980 17/11/80 6
Cool World by Mondo Rock Cool World
Single 1981 13/04/81 8
Chemistry by Mondo Rock Chemistry
Album 1981 20/07/81 3
Chemistry by Mondo Rock Chemistry
Single 1981 10/08/81 20
Summer Of '81 by Mondo Rock Summer Of '81
Single 1981 16/11/81 31
No Time by Mondo Rock No Time
Single 1982 28/06/82 11
Nuovo Mondo by Mondo Rock Nuovo Mondo
Album 1982 19/07/82 7
The Queen And Me by Mondo Rock The Queen And Me
Single 1982 27/09/82 40
In Another Love by Mondo Rock In Another Love
Single 1983 18/04/83 86
Come Said The Boy by Mondo Rock Come Said The Boy
Single 1983 12/12/83 2
The Modern Bop by Mondo Rock The Modern Bop
Album 1984 26/03/84 5
Baby Wants To Rock by Mondo Rock Baby Wants To Rock
Single 1984 02/04/84 18
The Modern Bop by Mondo Rock The Modern Bop
Single 1984 30/07/84 85
Good Advice by Mondo Rock Good Advice
Single 1984 28/01/85 56
Up To The Moment by Mondo Rock Up To The Moment
Album 1985 17/06/85 8
The Moment
Single 1985
Mondo Rock by Mondo Rock Mondo Rock
Album 1985
Rule Of Threes by Mondo Rock Rule Of Threes
Single 1986 01/09/86 58
Boom Baby Boom by Mondo Rock Boom Baby Boom
Album 1986 20/09/86 27
Primitive Love Rites by Mondo Rock Primitive Love Rites
Single 1986 24/11/86 34
Boom Baby Boom by Mondo Rock Boom Baby Boom
Single 1987 06/07/87 86
Aliens by Mondo Rock Aliens
Album 1987 18/01/88 66
The Best Of Dragon and Mondo Rock by Mondo Rock The Best Of Dragon and Mondo Rock
Album 1990 16/07/90 50
Why Fight It by Mondo Rock Why Fight It
Single 1990 10/09/90 92
I Had You In Mind
Single 1991 18/03/91 70
Why Fight It?
Album 1991
The Essential Mondo Rock by Mondo Rock The Essential Mondo Rock
Album 2003
The Greatest
Album 2004

54 Known Gigs for Mondo Rock

Date Venue City
Jump Club, Collingwood. VIC Tuesday 29th December 1981 Jump Club Collingwood, VIC
Prospect Hill Hotel, Kew. VIC Wednesday 30th December 1981 Prospect Hill Hotel Kew, VIC
Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne. VIC Friday 1st January 1982 Sidney Myer Music Bowl Melbourne, VIC
Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne. VIC Friday 1st January 1982 Sidney Myer Music Bowl Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 2nd January 1982 Commodore Hotel Sandringham, VIC
Sunday 3rd January 1982 Pier Hotel Frankston, VIC
Wednesday 6th January 1982 Dapto Leagues Club Dapto, NSW
Thursday 7th January 1982 Castle Hill RSL Club Castle Hill, NSW
Manly Vale Hotel, Manly Vale. NSW Friday 8th January 1982 Manly Vale Hotel Manly Vale, NSW
Maroubra Seals Club, Maroubra. NSW Saturday 9th January 1982 Maroubra Seals Club Maroubra, NSW
Sunday 10th January 1982 Canterbury Leagues Club Belmore, NSW
Tuesday 12th January 1982 Doyalson RSL Doyalson, NSW
Wednesday 13th January 1982 Cardiff Workers Club Cardiff, NSW
Friday 15th January 1982 Thompsons Hotel Mooloolaba, QLD
Florida Hotel, Terrigal. NSW Wednesday 20th January 1982 Florida Hotel Terrigal, NSW
Thursday 21st January 1982 San Miguel Hotel Cammeray, NSW
Comb and Cutter Hotel, Blacktown. NSW Friday 22nd January 1982 Comb and Cutter Hotel Blacktown, NSW
Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel, Coogee. NSW Saturday 23rd January 1982 Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel Coogee, NSW
Sunday 24th January 1982 Penrith Leagues Club Penrith, NSW
Manly Vale Hotel, Manly Vale. NSW Saturday 5th March 1983 Manly Vale Hotel Manly Vale, NSW
Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown. NSW Friday 18th November 1983 Bankstown Sports Club Bankstown, NSW
Billboard, Melbourne. VIC Thursday 29th October 1987 Billboard Melbourne, VIC
Wednesday 1st February 1989 Blasers Dance Club Werribee, VIC
Thursday 2nd February 1989 Dingley Hotel Melbourne, VIC