Comedian and Rob Muldoon imitator Danny Faye guested on the single. The band claimed in their press release that they were “forced into independent release when ‘Culture?’ was pronounced ‘politically hot’ by EMI, who subsequently refused distribution rights.” EMI had distributed the first Knobz single six months prior.
Kevin Fogarty - guitar, synthesiser, vocals
Stephen Haggie - rhythm guitar, keyboards, vocals
Peter McManus - bass, vocals
Bob Reid - drums
Mark Stubbs - keyboards
Johnny Tuska - saxophone, vocals
Warwick Keay - bass, vocals
Noel Kennedy - keyboards, vocals
Carey Peterson - vocals
Tim Powles - drums
The Knobz created and sent a crossword to media that tested their Knobz knowledge.
Not slow to jump on a current event, The Knobz made a positive contribution to John Lennon's death by releasing the single 'Liverpool To America' and all royalties went to Yoko Ono's Spirit Foundation. It reached No.42.
John Fogarty was the former owner of the Blarney Bar at Dunedin's Empire Tavern
Kevin Fogarty is the patron of the NZ Ukulele Festival and has written a book, Ukulele World.