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Little Bands Part 1 - September 1979 to early March 1980

This only includes the earliest Little Band info before some of the Calculators left for Europe.

Thank you Janis Lesinskis for taking these photos.

Interview with Denise and Dave talking about Little Bands from 2005

October 1979

First Little Band gig supporting the Calculators.

Too Fat To Fit Thru the Door

The Take 1979

The Take


Ronnie and the Rhythm Boys

Ronnie and the Rhythm Boys

December 1979

Little Band EP

Little Band EP cover

7" EP recorded December 1979.
Recorded at York Street Recording Studio. North Fitzroy with David Williams. Each person paid $20 for the recording costs.
Released by Max Robenstone and Alan Bamford with plain black label.
Bands and songs included:
  • Too Fat Too Fit Through The Door: "Flintstones Meet The Flintstones" (Marcus Bergner, Michael Buckley, Marie Hoy, Tom Hoy, Dave Light and Stuart Grant)
  • Morpions: "Point Blank" (Lee Smith, Wendy Morrissey, Stuart Grant)
  • The Take: "Summer" (Frank Lovece, guitar, Tom Hoy, bass, Marisa Stirpe, vocals)
  • Ronnie And The Rhythm Boys: "Hey Joe" (Stuart Grant, vocals, guitar and drum machine, Denise Rosenberg, vocals, Jules Taylor vocals)

Little Band EP insert

February 3rd, 1980


Oroton Bags

Oroton Bags


Thrush and the C unts

Hoy Family

The Hoy Family

Zye ye ye single
Zye Ye Ye single

7" single from July 1981, released in England, after Stuart and Denise spent 3 months living in Taghazout, Morocco (Dec 1980 to Feb 1981).

Loosely based on a song learnt from a Sudanese man living in Taghazout, named Mohammad.

Recorded and released in England with Stuart, John Murphy, Ollie Olsen, Marie Hoy, Andre Dolby and other Australians living there at the time

ŠPrimitive Calculators