The Hoochie Coochie Men

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The Hoochie Coochie Men
Origin Australia
Genres Hard rock
Blues rock
Years active 2001–2007
Labels Edel
Associated acts Deep Purple
Jon Lord
Jim Conway
Jimmy Barnes
Jeff Duff
Members Bob Daisley
Tim Gaze
Rob Grosser

The Hoochie Coochie Men was a renowned Australian blues group composed of former Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Ozzy Osbourne bass player Bob Daisley, guitarist and singer Tim Gaze and drummer Rob Grosser.[1][2][3] The recurring member of the band was former Deep Purple keyboard player Jon Lord who first performed with The Hoochie Coochie Men in February 2003 after an injury which prevented him from performing his usual concert setlist on piano.[1] The band was also joined on stage by various harmonica players. The Hoochie Coochie Men's second studio album, Danger. White Men Dancing features guest performances from vocalists Ian Gillan, Jimmy Barnes and Jeff Duff.[4]

The Hoochie Coochie Men was also the name of the All-Stars in 1964 when Cyril Davies died and Long John Baldry took the band over and renamed it. In 1965 the band morphed into The Steampacket.


  • 2001 The Hoochie Coochie Men
  • 2003 Live at the Basement (recorded on 7th February 2003,[5] released on 23rd November 2003[6] and 9th December, 2003[5])
UK: EMI 5773842 (2003), 2CD
Australia: EMI 5967892 (2003), 2CD
Australia: Thames/Thompson TMM158 (2008), 2CD
Germany: Edel 0186222ERE (2008), limited collector's edition 5000 copies, 3CD, diff. cover
Japan: Sony QACL-30016 (2008), as above
  • 2007 Danger. White Men Dancing
Germany: Edel 0184628ERE (2007), CD+DVD (documentary, TV appearances)
Australia: Thames/Thompson TMM211 (2008)
UK: Ear Music 0195532ERE (2009), CD/DVD ("Live at the Basement"), diff. cover


  1. ^ a b "The Hoochie Coochie Men - Live At The Basement". Deep Retrieved 2016-07-17. 
  2. ^ "DANGER: WHITE MEN DANCING (WITH THE HOOCHIE COOCHIE MEN)". Prog Archives. Retrieved 2016-07-17. 
  3. ^ "The Hoochie Coochie Men". Retrieved 2016-07-17. 
  4. ^ "Danger – White Men Dancing". Jon 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-17. 
  5. ^ a b "Jon Lord & the Hoochie Coochie Men. Live at the Basement". Allmusic. Retrieved 2016-07-17. 
  6. ^ "Jon Lord & The Hoochie Coochie Men: Live At The Basement 2003 (DVD + CD)". JPC. Retrieved 2016-07-17. 

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