BATTLE of the SOUNDS, and other competitions!

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BATTLE of the SOUNDS, and other competitions!

Post by Andrew on 3rd May 2015, 4:39 pm

a RESEARCHED GUIDE (incomplete as it is) of the ‘65 SOUND SPECTACULAR / ‘66-’69 BATTLE OF THE SOUNDS BRISBANE METRO-FINALS:-

1965 4BC SOUND SPECTACULAR

MEL and the EMBERS - I WANT YOU NOW
THE FEEL-GOODS - GOOD MORNING LITTLE SCHOOL GIRL
THE AVENGERS - (unknown)
THE DOMINOES - DR NO THEME
THE DOWN and OUT - (unknown)*
THE HI-LITES - GLORIA

8pm, Festival Hall, Friday, November 26th, 1965.
Winner: The Feel-Goods (250 and an audition with Albert Productions)
1st Runner-up: The Down and Out (Continental tape recorder)
2nd Runner-up: The Hi-Lites.

1966 BATTLE OF THE SOUNDS
THE BREED - (unknown)
JIM DIAMONDS and the LANCERS – GOT MY MOJO WORKING
THE STRANGERS – YOU GOT IT OFF ME

Winner: The Breed (to National Finals)

Almost nothing is known of this year, please email any additional information?

1967 4BC HOADLEY’S BATTLE OF THE SOUNDS - METROPOLITAN STATE FINAL

THE CONTRABAND - (unknown)
THE DOWN and OUT - (unknown)
THE DWELLERS - (unknown)
THE FLAMINGOES - COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT
THE HI-LITES - (unknown)
HOLLIS BROWN - MY GAL
JEROME’S FREEWAY - BABY I NEED YOUR LOVIN’’
THE LEATHER SOULS - THERE’S NO USE
THE KNACK - (unknown)
THE NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES - BACK STREETS

7.30pm, Festival Hall, Saturday, July 8th, 1967.
Winner: The Flamingoes (to National Finals)

1968 4BC HOADLEY’S BATTLE OF THE SOUNDS - METROPOLITAN STATE FINAL
THE AVENGERS - EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY

THE SECT - (unknown)*
THE 1863 ESTABLISHMENT - (unknown)*
THE REVOLUTION - (unknown)
THE KIND - (unknown)

THE NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES - (unknown)
THE VIBRANT SOULS - (unknown)*
THE CAPITOL SHOW BAND - (unknown)
THE FREE LOVES - (unknown)
THE BENTHAM G - (unknown)

7.30pm, Festival Hall, Saturday, July 6th, 1968.
Winner: The Sect (to National Finals)

1969 4BC HOADLEY’S BATTLE OF THE SOUNDS - METROPOLITAN STATE FINALS

THE AVENGERS - (unknown)
THE COLOURED BALLS - (unknown)
THE SECT - (unknown)*
THE PARADE - (unknown)
THE IN-CROWD - (unknown)
THE CANDLE - (unknown)
THE VIBRANT SOULS - (unknown)
THE FORCE V - THE SUN AIN’T GONNA SHINE ANYMORE
THE NEW EDITION - (unknown)
THE GRADUATES - (unknown)

7.15pm, Festival Hall, Friday, July 25th, 1969.
Winner: The Avengers (to National Finals)
2nd: The Coloured Balls
3rd: The In-Crowd
4th: The Vibrant Souls

* - Asterisk, of the known recordings of these bands, cannot determine accurately if they (the groups) recorded it for that year’s event radio promos.
1969
HOADLEY'S BATTLE OF THE SOUNDS - Festival Hall

4IP QUEENSLAND POP FESTIVAL
THE SECT (1st)
FORCE V (2nd)
THE IN CROWD (Tied 3rd)
THE CAPITOL SHOWBAND (Tied 3rd)
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