Cool Rockin’ Daddy
Cool Rockin' Daddy… playing cool Rock and Roll!
Cool Rockin' Daddy is a dance band specializing in classic 50's and 60's Rock n' Roll. Our motto is "Playin' cool Rock n' Roll" and that's exactly what we do – play the best songs by the best artists, in the original styles.
About the band
Formed in 2014, Cool Rockin’ Daddy has quickly established itself in the local Rock n’ Roll scene, performing regularly for the Adelaide Rock n’ Roll Club and the Legends Rock n’ Roll Club, as well as regular gigs at venues around town like the Windsor Hotel and the Workingmen’s Clubs. They’ve also performed at festivals including the Victor Harbor Rock and Roll Festival, and the annual Rock n’ Roll Christmas Festival at Virgara Winery. The four piece line-up is unique around Adelaide, featuring Saxophone and Keyboard as well as the usual Guitar, Bass and Drums. The band also prides itself on carefully arranged vocal harmonies to match the sound and feel of the original songs.
Their song list features 50’s Rock and Roll greats like Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bill Haley and Buddy Holly, plus some early 60’s classics by Cliff Richard, Dion, early Beatles, Rolling Stones and more.
Bill Haley: Rock around the Clock, See Ya Later Alligator, Shake Rattle and Roll, Flip Flop and Fly, Rip it Up
Chuck Berry: Johnny B. Goode, Oh Carol
Roy Orbison: Pretty Woman, Mean Woman Blues
Cliff Richard: Do You Wanna Dance, Put on your Dancing Shoes, Donna
Beatles: I Saw Her Standing There, Twist and Shout, Rock & Roll Music, Slow Down
Rolling Stones: Route 66, Walkin’ the Dog
Others: Lucille, I’m a Believer, Mona Lisa, Move Baby Move, I Can’t Stop Loving You, Reet Petite, Runaround Sue, Shakin’ All Over, Splish Splash, Summertime Blues, That’ll be the Day,
Treat Her Right, The Wanderer, Wipeout & our own theme song “Cool Rockin’ Daddy”