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Python Lee Jackson

Python Lee Jackson

"Python Lee Jackson" was a 1960s Australian band. The group's most famous hit was ''In a Broken Dream'' featuring Rod Stewart as guest vocalist.

*Malcolm McGee - vocals

*David Bentley - songwriter, keyboards, vocals

*David Montgomery - drums

*Mick Liber - guitar

*Lloyd Hudson - bass

*Bob Welsh - piano

*Virgil East - bass

The original Python Lee Jackson line up came together around June 1966 when keyboard player and singer David Bentley and drummer David Montgomery left Sydney group, Jeff St John & The Id to for a new band with former Denverman guitarist Mick Liber and bass player Lloyd Hudson. Relcocating to Melbourne, the quartet added former Wild Cherries singer Malcolm McGee and signed to CBS.

Python Lee Jackson released two singles in quick succession, “Emergency Ward” c/w “Who Do You Love?” and a cover of Major Lance’s “Um-Um – Um-Um-Um-Um” c/w “Big City Lights” in November and December 1966 before Bentley left, his place taken by Bob Welsh on piano. Also around this time, Virgil East succeeded Lloyd Hudson on bass.

The group became a popular live attraction in Melbourne and on 3 March 1967, played one of their s...

origin Australia
current members David Bentley (musician)
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source: Wikipedia