Old New Zealand

...Coup D'Etat...

Jan Preston (Keyboards / Vocals) Harry Lyon (Guitar / Vocals) Neil Hannan (Bass Guitar) Steve Osborne (Drums) replaced by Paul Dunningham (drums)

Harry Lyon was a founding member of seminal Kiwi rock band Hello Sailor. When that band broke up in 1980 He formed Coup D'Etat who had a top ten hit with Doctor I like Your medicine.

The band were short lived, only releasing one album. Lyon would go on to perform with Dave McArtney & the Pink Flamingos, Graham Brazier's Legionnaires and subsequent Hello Sailor line ups. Paul Dunningham would go on to play with Mi-Sex.



1980 No Music On My Radio(Preston/Lyon)/We Want More
1980 Doctor I like Your medicine (Lyon) #9 NZ
1981 Permanent Hire/Allende


1980 Coup D'Etat

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