The Groop

The Groop



The Groop were an Australian folk, R&B and rock band formed in 1964 in Melbourne, Australia and had their greatest chart success with their second line-up of Max Ross on bass, Richard Wright on drums and vocals, Don Mudie on lead guitar, Brian Cadd on keyboards and vocals, and Ronnie Charles on vocals.[1][2] The Wesley Trio formed early in 1964 with Ross, Wright and Peter McKeddie on vocals; they were renamed The Groop at the end of the year.[1][3]

The Groop's best known hit single "Woman You're Breaking Me" was released in 1967,[1] the band won a trip to United Kingdom but had little success there.[1][3][4] Other singles included "Ol' Hound Dog", "Best in Africa", "I'm Satisfied", "Sorry", "Seems More Important to Me" and "Such a Lovely Way".[1][5]

When The Groop disbanded in 1969, Cadd and Mudie formed Axiom with Glenn Shorrock (later in Little River Band).[2] Cadd was inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame in 2007, for his work with The Groop, Axiom and as a solo artist.[6][7]


Russell Morris
Australian singer
bornJuly 31, 1948
The Real Thing
"The Real Thing" is a song originally recorded by Australian singer Russell Morris in 1969.
The Groop
The Groop is an album by musical group The Groop, released on January 1, 2007.

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