Cold Chisel first came up to Newcastle in the late
1970’s and played at the local southern pubs and clubs the
Orana, Belmont Sporties, Mawson, Swansea Workers and went on to bigger
things quick. They always played their guts out and got a big Newcastle
following. great guys too. Ian Moss wowed us with guitar, Jimmy Barnes
revved the crowds, Don Walker’s songs made us listen and the beat was
held by Phil and Steve.
around Newcastle and we always had a good night when they
played. Cold Chisel Group Shot Belmont Sporties 1980
their feet hooting, with Doc bouncing around and the guitars riffing.
Jimmy and the boys were outrageous and played great
stuff. Ignatious was a showman and always up to mischief to say the
least. Rumours were he left a lot of gigs in the roadies gear boxes.
Here at he Belmont Sporties I had no idea what he was going to do
next. Jimmy and the Boys – Ignatious Jones spitting blood (capsules I hope)