Aztecs

The Aztecs were an Australian rock band formed as a Shadows-style instrumental act by guitarist Vince Melouney. When beat music hit, they welcomed singer Billy Thorpe, a rising Sydney star.  Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs scored multiple 1964–65 hits on Linda Lee and Parlophone, including “Poison Ivy,” a summer ’64 No. 1 that eclipsed The […]