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The Dropbears were a popular part of the Australian music scene in the early 1980s with a couple of minor national chart hits.


The Dropbears formed in Darlinghurst (Sydney) in 1981 with Johnny Batchelor, Simon Rudlin and Chris Toms (Chris Cross), and Chris coined the name Dropbears.


In 1982, The Dropbears released two singles: "Fun Loving" and "Lay Him Down", which both peaked at number one on the Sydney Indie charts. The following year, the band signed to WEA records and went on to release a series of successful singles, some of which received widespread airplay - with the most successful being "Shall We Go" in 1985.

The Dropbears are available to download or stream on your preferred platform now through Laneway Music.




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