JPS Australia


Billy Graham Crusade 1979

Conservative protestant evangelist, Billy Graham, was in Sydney in April 1979 to present one of his crusades. These were big outdoor shows, attended by tens of thousands of people.

Jands provided sound, lighting and the outdoor roof for the event.


20/5/1979 Randwick racecourse

Daddy Cool, Country Radio, La De Das, Chain, Taman Shud

Daddy Cool RAS Showground

Daddy Cool RAS Showground

In May 1971 Daddy Cool released their debut single ‘Eagle Rock’ and it stayed at number 1 on the Australian singles chart for ten weeks.

On Sunday September 19, 1971 Ross Wilson and the band headlined a show at the Sydney show ground which also featured Chain, the La De Das, Taman Shud and Greg Quille’s Country Radio.

Not long after Daddy Cool left for America, where they toured with Fleetwood Mac and Deep Purple.

Jands (then trading as Jands Phoenix Sound) provided the sound system.

Sound System

2 x RCA W Bin with 2 x 15″ JBL K140
4 x Jands U Bin with 2 x 15″ JBL K130
4 x RCA Multi-cell Horns with Altec drivers
8 x JBL 075 high frequency drivers
10 x Jands 150w Power Amplifiers
1 x 16 Channel Jands Mixing Console

Jands Crew

Howard Page
Philip Story
Eric Robinson
David Mulholland