Brett Ford

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Brett Ford
Birth name Brett Taylor Ford
Also known as Rhythm Ace
Born (1959-12-30)30 December 1959
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Origin Australia
Died 21 July 2007(2007-07-21) (aged 47)
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Drums, guitar , Harp
Years active 1983–2007
Associated acts Lubricated Goat, X, Kryptonics, Exhibit A, The Brett T. Ford Clinic

Brett Ford (30 December 1959 – 21 July 2007) was a drummer and songwriter best known for his stint in Australian rock group Lubricated Goat. Throughout the 1980s, Ford played drums in a number of prominent Australian rock bands, including The Kryptonics and X (with Ian Rilen of Rose Tattoo).[1] In 1987, Ford and his then wife, Melanie Greensmith established the rock couture fashion label Wheels and Doll Baby.[2]

According to Brett's family he died on 21 July 2007.[3]


  1. ^ Kanarakis, Evan (2003). Sex, Drugs and Mum in the Front Row: The Trials and Tribulations of the Pub Rock Band. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-74114-203-2. 
  2. ^ Blunt, Bob (2001). Blunt : a biased history of Australian rock. Northcote: Prowling Tiger Press. ISBN 0-9586647-5-7. 
  3. ^ Brett Ford RIP, Black Eye Records.