Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Five Decades of Hits; the Iconic Australian Music Band Is Playing in Lismore This Tomorrow Night with Hits Such as Papa Oom Mow Mow

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Five Decades of Hits; the Iconic Australian Music Band Is Playing in Lismore This Tomorrow Night with Hits Such as Papa Oom Mow Mow

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Javier Encalada

AUSTRALIAN music legends The Delltones were told back in 1958 "don't give up your day job, this music is not going to last".

But 55 years later, The Delltones are still touring and delighting audiences with their highly polished and energised show.

The Delltones, a four-part harmony band, present the first half of the show unplugged, performing their well-loved classic songs from their early years.

Songs such as Get A Little Dirt on Your Hands, Come a Little Bit Closer, Hangin' Five and Gee are featured in the first half of the show.

The second half consists of songs reflecting their full-blown revival in the mid 1980s, from their best-selling rock'n'roll albums Bop Til Ya Drop and Tickled Pink, they will be performing songs like Get a Job, Papa Oom Mow Mow and Mr Bassman.

The Delltones have been entertaining audiences, playing, celebrating and elevating rock'n'roll for over 50 years.

Founding member Ian 'Peewee' Wilson, the most recognisable Delltone as the tall bass player, has kept the band alive from the original vocal quartet days to the transformation to a five piece vocal band in the early 1980s. …

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