Circa: 1958
Home town:

  • John Edmond – Guitar, harmonica & vocals
  • Derek Dillon – Guitar
  • Bill Coleman – Guitar & vocals
  • Eugene van der Watt – Washboard
  • Ian Kerr – Tea chest bass, later electric bass

The original line-up of the BUSHCATS underwent various personnel changes, including Allan Goodwin replacing Derek Dillon on lead guitar.  Pete Dene, Harry Hayden, Joe Craig (from Scotland) and Wally Webb all spent time with the band as lead guitarists at different stages.  Peter Liebenberg was the band’s only drummer, recruited when the band became a rock outfit.