The band chose its name after passing a road sign leading to the Victorian township of Little River on the way to a performance. They also enjoyed sustained commercial success not only in Australia, but also in the United States. They have sold more than 25 million records and bagged 13 U.S. Top 40 hits.
“Help Is on Its Way” was written by Glenn Shorrock and the song went to number one in Australia on the Kent Music Report singles chart. The song was the fourth highest selling single by an Australian artist, and eighteenth highest overall for 1977. The song rose to #14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.