Eagle Rock [music videos, sung by Daddy Cool]

“Eagle Rock” was written by Ross Wilson (born in Melbourne, Victoria, in 1947), performed by Daddy Cool (with Ross Wilson as lead singer), and was released as a single in late May 1971. It hit the top of the charts in June 1971 and stayed at number 1 on the national charts for 8 weeks (it was number 1 on the Melbourne charts for 17 weeks).

Daddy Cool performing “Eagle Rock” on a music video made in 1971 (directed by Chris Lofven), which includes live footage of the band performing at the Myponga Festival in South Australia in 1971:


Daddy Cool performing “Eagle Rock” on the TV show “Hit Scene” (May 1971):


Daddy Cool performing “Eagle Rock” on the TV show “Grand Final Countdown” (30 September 1994):


References and further information:
Eagle Rock”, Wikipedia (accessed 18 July 2012)
Daddy Cool: Melbourne 1970-73, 1974-75”, Milesago: Australasian Music & Popular Culture 1964-1975 (accessed 18 July 2012)
The Daddy Cool story”, Daddy Cool (accessed 18 July 2012)

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