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The Roots and Branches of South Africa's
All-Girl Million-Selling Pop Group

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                                THE AMAZONS (1962) Johannesburg
                                ---------------------------------------
                                |         |          |        |       |
                              CYNTHIA   ROCHELLE  JOSEPHINE CAROLE  LEONIE
                              FOURIE    FOURIE     LEVINE   STEIN   LEVINE
                              vocals,   vocals,    guitar   bass    drums
                              guitar    guitar                |
                                                              |
                                +-----------------------------+
                                |
                                THE AMAZONS (1964-67) Johannesburg
                                ---------------------------------------
                                |         |          |        |       |
                              ILENE    MARGARET     JILL    CAROLE   GILL 
                             du PREEZ  BARKETT    POLLARD   STEIN   MARSHALL
                              vocals    guitar     bass     guitar   drums
                                |                    |                |
                                |aka Lee Conrad      +----------------+--> Love's Adoption, The Hustlers
                                | became Lee Tomlinson
                                |                     
                                | 
                   +------------+
                   |
                   |
                   |
                   |             
                   |            McCULLY WORKSHOP (1969)                                         
                   |            --------------------------------------- - - - - - - - - - - - -      
                   |            |         |         |        |        |        |       |       |     
                   |         GLENDA     TULLY      MIKE     IAN    RICHARD   ALLAN  MELANIE  ALAN        
                   |        WASSMAN   McCULLY    McCULLY   SMITH    HYAM     FAULL   HYAM   vd MERWE 
                   |         vocals     bass      drums   trumpet, guitar   guitar  vocals   organ,
                   |            |         |         |      flute      |                      vocals                
                   |            |         +---------+--------+        +---------------------------------+
                   |            |         |                                                             |
                   |            +---------)-------------------------------------------------------------+                                                    
                   |                      V                 Glenda and Richard married and formed...    |
                   |                 McCULLY WORKSHOP (1971)                                PENDULUM (1972-1975)                              CIRCUS (1975-1978)           
                   |                                                                        -----------------------------------------         --------------------------------------------------------------------------               
                   |                                                                        |          |          |        |  then  |         |          |          |          |    then      |         |    then      |              
                   |                                                                      GLENDA     RICHARD    RUSTY    PAUL     STEVE     BERNIE     SANDY      BONES      PAT            WALLY     CHRIS          GARY
                   |                                                                       HYAM       HYAM    NORTHCOTE COETZEE POWDERLEY   MILLAR     ROBBIE    BRETTELL    v RENSBURG     CULLIS    DE MEYER     VAN ZYL 
                   |                                                                      vocals     guitar      bass    drums    drums     vocals     guitar    keyboards   drums          drums      bass           bass 
                   |                                                                        |                                                 |          |          |                         |                        |   
                   |                                                                        |                                                 |          |          |                         |                        |  
                   +-----------+------------------------------------------------------------+-------------------------------------------------)----------+----------+-------------------------+------------------------+
                               |                                                                                                              |                                              
                               CLOUT (1977) Johannesburg                   session musicians                                                                                                 
                               ---------------------------------------- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -                          +----+                                              
                               |          |         |         |       |        |         |          |         |                          |                                                   
                              LEE       GLENDA     CINDY    JENNI   INGRID    SANDY    BONES      GARY      WALLY                        |                                                   
                           TOMLINSON    HYAM       ALTER   GARSON   HERBST    ROBBIE  BRETTELL   van ZYL    CULLIS                       |
                             vocals,    vocals,    vocals, vocals,  vocals,   guitar  keyboards   bass      drums                        |
                             bass       keyboards  guitar  guitar   drums      |         |         |          |                          | 
                               |          |         |         |       |        |         |         |          |                          |
                               +----------)---------+---------+-------+--------+---------+         |          +--------------------------)----+
              +----------------)----------+                                                        |                                     |    |
              |                |                                                                   |                                     |    | 
              |                CLOUT (1978)                                                        |                                     |    |
              |                -----------------------------------------------                     |                                     |    |
              |                |          |        |      |          |       |                     |                                     |    |
              |               LEE       CINDY    JENNI   INGI      SANDY    BONES                  |                                     |    |
              |            TOMLINSON    ALTER   GARSON   HERBST    ROBBIE  BRETTELL                |                                     |    |
              |              vocals,    vocals, vocals,  vocals,   guitar  keyboards               |                                     |    |
              |              bass       guitar  guitar   drums       |       |                     |                                     |    |
              |                           |        |      |          |       |                     |                                     |    |
              |                +----------+--------+------+----------+-------+---------------------+                                     |    |
              |                |                                                                                                         |    |
              |                CLOUT (1980)                                                                                              |    |   BALLYHOO (1979)
              |                ----------------------------------------------                                                            |    |   ------------------------------------------------
              |                |        |      |          |       |         |                                                            |    |   |         |            |            |          |
              |              CINDY    JENNI   INGI      SANDY    BONES    GARY                                                           |    |  MICK     SHANE        PAUL         ATTIE      FERGIE
              |              ALTER   GARSON   HERBST    ROBBIE  BRETTELL  v ZYL                                                          |    | MATTHEWS  MAHONEY     de VILLIERS  van WYK     FERGUSON
              |              vocals  vocals,  vocals,   guitar  keyboards  bass                                                          |    |  vocals,  drums        vocals     keyboards    bass
              |                |     guitar   drums  see Little                                                                          |    |  guitar
              |                |                |    Sister (below)     Glenda divorced Richard and married Bernie Millar from Circus    |    |   |
              +----------------)----------------)------------+---------------------------------------------------------------------------+    +---+
                               |                |            |                                                                                    |
                               |                v            |                                                                                    GOOD QUESTION (1980)
                               |              TARZAN         |                                                                                    --------------------------------
                               |             with PETER      |                                                                                    |           |          |       |
                               |             BRAUER (whom    |                                                                                   MICK        TREVOR     WALLY   PIERRE
                               |             she married)    |                                                                                  MATTHEWS     ELLIS     CULLIS  SLABBERT
                               |                             |                                                                                   guitar      keyboards  drums    bass
                               |                             |                                                                                    |           |          |       |
                               |                             +------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+----------+-------+
                               |                             |
     PANTHA (1978) Durban      +---------------------+       |
     -------------------------------------------     |       |
     |           |         |        |          |     |       |
   PENNY       TRISH      RENE    DULCIE       DI    |       | 
   DUNLOP      PASCOE   STOLTZ  vd WESTHUIZEN JONES  |       |
   vocals,      bass   keyboards, keyboards  drums   |       | 
   guitar                vocals                      |       |
     |                                               |       |
     |                                               |       |
     PANTHA (1979) Durban                            |       MILLAR-MATTHEWS BAND (1981)
     -------------------------------------------     |       --------------------------------------------------------
     |           |         |        |          |     |       |           |           |           |          |       |
PENELOPE JANE  DEBBI      RENE    DULCIE       DI    |     BERNIE      GLENDA      MICK        TREVOR     WALLY   PIERRE
   DUNLOP     LONMON     STOLTZ vd WESTHUIZEN  JONES |     MILLAR      MILLAR     MATTHEWS     ELLIS     CULLIS  SLABBERT
   vocals     guitar      bass    keyboards    drums |     vocals      vocals     guitar      keyboards   drums    bass
     |           |         |        |                |       |           | 
     |           |         |        |                |  +----+-----------+           
     |           |         |        |                |  |                            
+----)-----------+         +--------+----------------)--)----+                        
|    |                                               |  |    |
|    |                                               |  |    | 
|    HOTLINE (1981)                                  |  |    WOW (1980) Durban
|    -------------------------------------------     |  |    -----------------------------------------------------
|    |         |          |         |          |     |  |    |          |          |          |          |        |
|   PJ      PATRICK    ALISTAIR   GEORGE     GEOFF   |  |   KIKI      NICKI      RENE      DULCIE      DEBBIE    KIM
| POWERS    v RENSBURG COAKLEY    v DYK     SEDGWICK |  |  ALBERTS    CLARKE     STOLTZ  vd WESTHUIZEN COLBORNE NICHOLS  
| vocals     drums      guitar     bass    keyboards |  |  vocals     guitar     bass     keyboards     drums    vocals
|              |                                     |  |   aka 
|    +---------+-------------------------------------)--+ LONNIE BELL
|    |                                               |
|    TOP DOG (1982)                                  +-------------------+
|    ------------------------------------------------------------        |
|    |         |         |        | then   |        |   then    |        |        
|  BERNIE    GLENDA    TONY     MIKE    GRAHAM    PATRICK      GARY      |    
|  MILLAR    MILLAR  GROENEWALD ROWE    CLIFFORD van RENSBURG v ROOYEN   |    
|  vocals    vocals    bass     guitar   guitar    drums       drums     |
|                        |                 |        |                    |
|                        |                 +--------+------+-------------+
|                        |                                 |
|    +-------------------+                                 |
|    |                                                     |
|    OFF THE EDGE (1983) sessions for first album          CINDY ALTER BAND (1983)
|    ----------------------- - - - - -                     -------------------------------------------
|    |         |           |         |                     |         |          |          |         |
|  PETER      TONY       DAVE      INGI                   CINDY    REGGIE      PAT       GRAHAM    ASHLEY
|  HANMER   GROENEWALD   SHARP     HERBST                 ALTER    EDWARDS  v RENSBURG  CLIFFORD  BROKENSHA
|  guitar    vocals,    keyboards  drums                  vocals   bass       drums      guitar,   guitar,
|             bass                                         |         |          |        keyboards keyboards
|              |                                           |         |          |          |         |
|              |                                           +---------)----------+----------+         | 
|              |                                           |         |                               |
|              +-------------------------------------------+         +-------------------------------+----------+
|                                                          |                                                    |
|                                                          CYNDICATE (1984)                                     |
|                                                          -------------------------------------------          |
|                                                          |         |          |          |         |          |
|                                                        CINDY     TONY        PAT       GRAHAM     PEPS        |
|                                                        ALTER   GROENEWALD v RENSBURG  CLIFFORD  COTUMACCIO    |
|                                                        vocals    bass       drums      guitar    keyboards    |
|                                                          |                    |          |                    |
|                                                          +--------------------+----------+--------------------+
|                                                          |
|    CHIX (1983)                                           ZIA (1985)
|    -------------------------------------------           ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|    |         |          |          |         |           |         |          |          |          |         |          |          |
|   LYN       FRAN       DOT       GINA      LINDA       CINDY     REGGIE      PAT       GRAHAM     ASHLEY     LIZ        GLEN      BHEKI
|   ODDY      JONES     COLLET   CARVAHLO   RAULSTONE    ALTER     EDWARDS   v RENSBURG  CLIFFORD  BROKENSHA  MNGOMEZULU MALEMA     GUMEDE
|  vocals,   guitar      bass    keyboards   drums       vocals    bass        drums     guitar,    guitar,    vocals    vocals     dancer
|  guitar      |                               |           |         |          |        keyboards  keyboards   |                     |
|    |         |                               |           |         |          |                               |                     |
+----+---------+-------------------------------+           +---------+----------+-------------------------------+---------------------+  
     |                                                     |
     CHIX (1985)                                           ZIA (1988-89)
     -------------------------------------------           ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
     |         |          |          |         |           |         |          |          |          |         |          |          |
    LYN       FRAN      DEBBI      VIRGINIA  LINDA       CINDY     REGGIE      PAT       ANDRE     ABRAHAM     LIZ       LAWRENCE   BHEKI
    ODDY      JONES     LONMON     MARTINS  RAULSTONE    ALTER     EDWARDS   v RENSBURG  FOURIE    SIBIYA     MNGOMEZULU MKHIZI     GUMEDE
    vocals,   guitar     bass     keyboards  drums       vocals    bass        drums     guitar    keyboards   vocals    percussion percussion
    guitar                |                                |                               |
                          |                                V                               +---> died 21st March 2000
     +--------------------+                              moved to Los Angeles and                               
     |                                                   is still performing as
     ON ACCOUNT (1987)                                   The Cindy Alter Band
     ----------------------
     |         |          |
    DEBBI    JENNI      ETIENNE
   LONMON   LONMON      PETERSON
   vocals,  vocals,      guitar 
   guitar   guitar 
     |         |
     +---------+
     |
     LITTLE SISTER (1989) Ready and Willing
     ------------------------------------------
     |         |          |         |         |
   DEBBI     JENNI      SANDY     MARC     JOHNNY
   LONMON    LONMON     ROBBIE   BENTELL   BURNETTE
   vocals,   vocals     guitar   keyboards  drums
   bass        |                    |
     |         |                    |
     +---------+                    +------------------+
     |                                                 |
     LITTLE SISTER (1991) More Than Meets The Eye      |
     ------------------------------------------        |
     |         |          |         |         |        |
   DEBBI     JENNI      CEDRIC   MAURITZ     TIM       |
   LONMON    LONMON     SAMSON    LOTZ      HOARE      |
   vocals,   vocals     drums    guitar    keyboards,  |
   guitars,    |                    |       bass       |
   bass        |                    |                  |
     |         |                    |                  |
     +---------+--------------------+------------------+
     |
     LITTLE SISTER (1993) Along The Way
     ------------------------------------------------------------
     |         |          |         |         |        |        |
   DEBBI     JENNI      WALLY     DENNY     ROBIN   MAURITZ   MARC
   LONMON    LONMON     CULLIS   LALOUETTE  WALSH    LOTZ    BENTEL
   vocals,   vocals     drums     bass      guitar  guitar   keyboards
   guitars,    |          |                                     |                                     
   bass        |          |                                     |
     |         |          |                                     |
     +---------+----------+-------------------------------------+
     |
     LITTLE SISTER (1996) Heart Of The Matter
     --------------------------------------------------------------------
     |         |          |         |         |        |        |       |
   DEBBI     JENNI      WALLY     MARC      JETHRO    MYLES    LES    OTHERS
   LONMON    LONMON     CULLIS   BENTEL     BUTOW    SHANNON  GOODE
   vocals,   vocals     drums    keyboards  guitar   guitar   bass
   guitars,    |                                                ^
   bass        |                                                |
     |         |                                                +----< HAWK
     +---------+
     |
     LITTLE SISTER (1999) While No One Was Looking
     ------------------------------------------
     |         |          |         |         |       
   DEBBI     JENNI      BRET       KAI       DOUG
   LONMON    LONMON    COLLINGS HORSTHEMKE   BEAN 
   vocals,   vocals     drums      bass      guitar
   guitars,                                                    
   bass                                   
     |
     |
     SOUTH (2002) 
     --------------------------------
     |         |          |         |       
   DEBBI    REBECCA    GRAEME     MIKE
   LONMON    CHARIE    CHART      DINEEN
   vocals,   vocals     drums      bass 
   guitars                               



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