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The Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band was an Australian band, active throughout the 1970s. It was based in Melbourne and centred on singer and multi-instrumentalist Mic Conway ("Captain Matchbox") and his brother Jim Conway who is widely regarded as one of Australia's finest exponents of the blues harmonica.
Inspired by early jazz recordings and the jug band music they heard on reel-to-reel tapes as teenagers, they formed a band which grew within a couple of years from an underground art school band to a national icon, with film and television appearances and regular appearances in the charts.
They Released 6 Albums between 1973 and 1979. 9 Singles were released around the same period
|Primary Format - Music||CD|
|Artist||CAPTAIN MATCHBOX WHOOPEE BAND|
|Music Genre Primary||Pop & Rock|
- 1. My Canary Has Circles Under His Eyes
- 2. Wangaratta Wahine
- 3. Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me
- 4. If You'se a Viper
- 5. Hernando's Hideaway
- 6. Your Feets Too Big
- 7. That Cat is High
- 8. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself A Letter
- 9. Hotsy Totsy(Everything Is)
- 10. I Can't Dance(I've Got Ants In My Pants)
- 11. Nagasaki
- 12. Sophisticated Mama
- 13. That's What The Bird Said To Me
- 14. Lovesick Blues
- 15. Jugg Band Music
- 16. Smoke Dreams(Of You)