Tag: Countdown

Stories

1975 – Love’s Not Good Enough – Skyhooks

Skyhooks were the first beneficiaries of the advent of colour TV (and Countdown specifically). Gone in a flash was the double denim greasy hair of the Sunbury blue-rock years. In came pancake make-up, feather boas, and the sheen of satin flares and white suits.

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Stories

FLOWERS I Can’t Help Myself

FLOWERS I Can’t Help Myself Flowers’ classic single I Can’t Help Myself is almost thirty years old. The band became Icehouse and Iva Davies is now famous around

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Interviews

SONGS – The Real Thing

Classic Songs – The Real Thing Before Countdown in Australia, there was Go-Set magazine in the 1960s, where Australian music, fashion and media exploded and

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Videos

Australian Music Video Collections

Australian music video clips are curated all the time by professional musicians guest-hosting on Rage, the country’s ABC-TV  long-standing  weekend  institution. Access to 1970s and 1980s

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AMMP Muster Gallery

Collecting Australian Music

Collecting Australian Music Thanks to AC/DC but also obscure Australian artists like Leong Lau (his 1977 album is currently selling for $1574) the backstage passes,

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Stories

Australian Music Plaques

Australian Music Plaques Australian music plaques are few and far between. Yet, Lygon Street in Melbourne would the  place for a plaque for  Shirley Strachan, who made

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