Ballyhoo

Discography:

    Singles (selected)

  • Lovemaker (1975) Gallo
  • Rock 'n Roll Party (1977) Satbel/ RPM
  • Man On The Moon (October 1980) Trutone
    Springbok #1 hit
  • Don't Go Walking With My Heart /
    Take Me Down To Cape Town (1982) Heads
  • Superstar - Stewart Irving (1985)

    Albums

  • Ballyhoo (1976) Satbel
  • Standing Room Only (1977) Satbel
  • Man On The Moon (1981) Trutone
  • Ballyhoo Too (1982) Heads
  • Alive (1989) DGR

Musicians:

  • Derrick Drain: vocals (1974-77, 1980-82)
  • Attie van Wyk: keyboards (1974-82)
  • Mick Matthews: guitars, vocals (1974-80)
  • Fergie Ferguson: bass, vocals (1974 onwards)
  • Cedric Samson: drums (1974-75)
  • Shane Mahoney: drums (1975-80)
  • Paul de Villiers: vocals (1977-80)
  • Ralph Martin: guitar (1980-87)
  • Franco del Mei: drums (1980-87)
  • Stewart Irving: vocals (1982-91)
  • Deon du Plessis: keyboards (1982-86)
  • Ashley Brokenshi: guitar, vocals (1989)
I took over from Attie on keyboards in 1982 till 1986. Co-wrote 'Shattered Silence' with Stewart Irving (got to no 5 on Capitol Radio) as well as 'Thunder in the Night' (flipside of 'Everybody wants to be a Superstar').
-- Deon du Plessis, January 2003

TOP back to where you came from
South Africa's Rock Legends

South Africa's Rock Classics