Ian Moss – Tuckers Daughter

Telethon 4th October 2009, Ian Moss “Tucker’s Daughter” Co-written by Moss and his Cold Chisel bandmate Don Walker was the first single from former Cold Chisel guitarist Ian Moss. The song reached No. 1 on the Australian singles chart on 20 March, 1989. “Tucker’s Daughter” became the first track on Moss’s album Matchbook, released six months later. The album also went to No. 1. Together, this song and the album helped Moss win five ARIA Awards. “Tucker’s Daughter” tells of a labourer who finds himself the attention of his employer’s daughter, but instead of returning her affections like the character from the Roy Orbison song “Working for the Man”, he decides to “not live under Tucker’s thumb” and remain his own man.