Zoot were an Australian beat/garage-psych band from Adelaide that released seven singles and one album on Columbia between 1968 and 1971. Bassist/vocalist Beeb Birtles later resurfaced in Mississippi and the Little River Band while guitarist/vocalist Rick Springfield relocate to the U.S., where he achieved fame as a singer and actor during the early 1980s.

Members: Beeb Birtles (vocals, bass), Darryl Cotton (vocals, guitar), John D’Arcy (vocals, guitar, 1967-68), Ted Higgins (drums, 1967-68), Steve Stone (guitar, 1968), Rick Brewer (drums, 1968-71), Roger Hicks (guitar, 1969), Rick Springfield (guitar, vocals, 1969-71)


  • Just Zoot (1970)
  • “The Freak” / “Evil Child” (1971)

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