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Line-Up Ex-Members Albums Singles Awards Various Refers
MEN AT WORK
Melbourne, Australia
*  1979

Line-Up (1985):

MEN AT WORK (photo)
 

Colin Hay - voc,g
James Black - g
Jeremy Alsop - bg
Greg Ham - kb,sax
Chad Wackerman - ds

Former Members:

Ron Strykert (g, 1979-85)
John Rees (bg, 1979-84)
Colin Bayley (kb, 1985)
Jerry Speiser (ds, 1979-84); Mark Kennedy (ds, 1984-85)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Business As Usual
produced by: Peter McIan
6/1982 Columbia1 1
2.Cargo
produced by: Peter McIan
08.04.1983Columbia8 2
3.Two Hearts6/1985 Columbia 50
4.Contraband: The Best Of Men At Work1996
5.Brazil: Greatest Hits Live26.10.1998Columbia
6.Super Hits22.08.2000Legacy
7.The Essential Men At Work01.04.2003Columbia/Legacy
8.Rock Breakout Years: 198311.10.2005Madacy
9.Playlist: The Very Best of Men at Work15.09.2009Sony
10.Puttin' in Overtime01.03.2011JDC
11.The 80s: Men at Work09.09.2014BMG

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Be Good Johnny4/1982
2.Who Can It Be Now? / Anyone For Tennis6/1982 Columbia30 1
3.Down Under / Crazy10/1982 Columbia1 1
4.Overkill / Till The Money Runs Out01.04.1983Columbia21 3
5.It's A Mistake / Shintaro
12" + Who Can It Be Now?
7/1983 Columbia33 6
6.Dr. Hekyll & Mr. Jive / I'd Like To (live)8/1983 Columbia 28
7.Dr. Hekyll & Mr. Jive / No Restrictions
12" + Be Good Johnny / Down Under
8/1983 Epic26
8.Settle Down My Boy / Upstairs At My House
12" + Who Can It Be Now? / Be Good Johnny
2/1984 Columbia
9.Everything I Need / Sail To You5/1985 Columbia 47
10.Maria / Snakes And Ladders8/1985 Columbia
11.Hard Luck Story / Snakes And Ladders10/1985 Columbia

John Rees:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Clubart (Aqualite remix)18.11.1996Influence
2.Beta Blocker
vs Helios
28.02.2000Mindworx/Intergroove
3.Exit Aspiral
vs Helios
14.08.2000Mindworx

Awards:

1982 Grammy Awards - Best New Artist

Various:

disbanded 1985
reunited 1996

Press References:

Melodie
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19836 171
Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19824904.12.198215interview
19824904.12.198230Caught In The Actgig review
1983101.01.198318Singlessingle review
19831402.04.19833Fast Forward
19831509.04.198322Singlessingle review
19831723.04.198325Albumsalbum review
19832304.06.198317It's Alivegig review
19833023.07.198314interview
19833023.07.198316It's Alivegig review
19833817.09.19833Fast Forward
19835224.12.19839Awards Of 1983
Rock & Pop
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1995628.03.19956Galerie
20017 107Recenze - Novinkyalbum review