THE Australian Music Vault has welcomed its 500,000th customer. Since opening final December, music followers from throughout Australia — and the world — have checked out the free exhibition on the Arts Centre.
Music icon Ross Wilson was on the Vault final week for the launch of a brand new biography on his band Daddy Cool, Daddy Who, by writer and musician Craig Horne.
“It’s Craig’s view of Daddy Who when he noticed us enjoying on the City Corridor accidentally and thought we have been nice and it impressed him to develop into a musician himself,” Wilson says. “There’s numerous perception there. A variety of the main target in Daddy Cool was on me, so this offers an excellent detailed historical past of the opposite members as nicely and the way all of us ended up collectively, what transpired and the way it all fell aside! It’s nice for followers, however we couldn’t inform the entire story for defamation legal guidelines! We don’t get any royalties from the guide, we similar to Craig and wished the story to be advised with sympathy.”
There are some gadgets from late Daddy Cool bassist Wayne Duncan within the Vault.
“Wayne as the last word hoarder. He was the archivist for the group in his personal means. HIs bass is in there, it’s really a priceless artefact, all the pieces he ever did is etched on that guitar. It appears like a whole wreck nevertheless it was such a gorgeous instrument. It’s good to be remembered in there. There are some sensible gadgets in there, so many nice costumes and reminiscences.”
The musician’s first spouse, Pat Wilson, can also be interviewed for the Daddy Cool guide. Ross wrote her 80s hit Bop Lady (Nicole Kidman was within the video) and with Pat touring once more he’s uploaded the tune’s b-side, Cheesy, to Spotify.
“I fairly like Cheesy, it’s that 80s electro pop factor.”
Wilson, who performs the Yarraville Membership on Saturday, can also be having fun with having step daughter Olympia Valance again dwelling.
“She’s been engaged on Enjoying For Retains after which she’ll head again to LA.”