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The Planets

The Planets was a dance band renowned for their Thursday and Saturday night gigs at the Norwood Ballroom, promoted by Ivan Dayman during the 1960's.


They appeared regularly on the NWS Channel 9 TV program 'Woodies Teen Time', performing alongside acts such as Johnny O'Keefe and The Hi Marks.

The group featured prominent Adelaide musicians, such as Bob Jeffery of The Penny Rockets, Jazz Swing King Neville Dunn (Swinging Graduates, The Penny Rockets, Ray O'Connor Quintet) and Vocalists Kevin Bradfield, Terry Gordon and Pat Aulton.

Vocalist Pat Aulton, went on to join The Clefs, before later becoming one of Australia's foremost record producers. Establishing the Sunshine records label, then later with Festival Records, he produced albums for frontline Australian and International acts such as Sherbet, Neil Sedaka, Normie Rowe and Jeff St John.

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  • Neville Dunn - Piano
  • David Funke - Piano
  • Glen Guscott - Sax
  • Bob Jeffery - Tenor Sax
  • Anatole Pavlovs - Guitar
  • Terry Seabrook - Guitar
  • Dick Korff - Bass
  • Des Lawn - Drums
  • Neil Hayter - Drums
  • Edna Sanders - Vocals
  • Terry Gordon - Vocals
  • The Trev twins - Vocals
  • Pat Aulton - Vocals
  • Kevin Bradfield - Compare, Vocals