Ian Moss

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One of the true icons of Australian music, Mossy found fame as lead guitarist in Cold Chisel. After the Chisels broke up, he had a number of hits as a solo artist, before returning to the Chisels lineup. What a guitarist … arguably Australia’s finest exponent of rock and roll guitar and he found time to record a promo for … Read More

Gary Puckett

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Gary Puckett came to prominence in the late 1960’s as the lead singer of a band originally known as The Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett and then Gary Puckett and the Union Gap. The band, who dressed in heritage military uniforms when performing, had three main hits in Australia – Young Girl, Lady Willpower and Woman, Woman – all in … Read More

Renee Geyer

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Most singers would be pleased to recognised for their talent in one genre – with Renee Geyer, you get a world class jazz, soul and R&B performer. Described by rock historian as having a “rich, soulful, passionate and husky vocal delivery”, she describes herself as “a white Hungarian Jew from Australia sounding like a 65-year-old black man from Alabama”. She … Read More

“Continental” Robert Susz

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I think it is fair to say that “Continental” Robert Susz has flown under the radar, particularly here in Victoria. Best known for writing and providing the lead vocals on the 1984 hit “Soul Kinda Feeling” with his band the Dynamic Hepnotics, he continues to perform in pubs and clubs, primarily in and around Sydney It was a bit of … Read More

Graham Gouldman

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Graham Gouldman is best known for his contribution to English 70’s band, 10cc. He has been the one consistent member of the band throughout its history – starting in 1972 and – minus a couple of short hiatuses – continuing through until today. Apart from his commercial success with 10cc, Gouldman also had a solo Top 20 hit in Australia … Read More

Greedy Smith

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Andrew “Greedy” Smith is a vocalist, keyboardist, harmonica player and songwriter for the mighty Mental As Anything. Still touring with Martin Plaza and the most recent arrivals in the Mentals line-up, Greedy has also recorded some solo material along the way. His biggest songwriting success with the Mentals was Live It Up. A piece of trivia about Greedy – he … Read More

Marty Rhone

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Many people associated Marty Rhone with a few hits in the mid 1970’s such as “Denim and Lace” and “Mean Pair of Jeans” but he had been active in the Australian music industry for many years before that. Born in what is now Indonesia, Marty was a contestant on various Australian TV shows as early as 1961 And, in case … Read More

Lindsay Bjerre

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Lindsay Bjerre was a member of Tamam Shud during the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. Tamam Shud were described as “an Australian psychedelic, progressive and surf rock band”, having been formed in Newcastle in 1964 as The Four Strangers. Lindsay also had a solo hit in 1977 with “She Taught Me How To Love Again”, reaching number 41.

Brian Mannix

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Brian Mannix was the front man and vocalist for Melbourne-based band, Uncanny X-Men. Always prepared to play the part of the cheeky rock star, Brian was a popular member of the Australian music scene throughout the 1980’s, before making a series of appearances in TV drams and quiz programs. Most recently, Brian has been a mainstay of Absolutely 80’s – … Read More

John Paul Young

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John Paul Young appeared in the Australian charts as “John Young” in 1972 with his single Pasadena. After a two and a half year stint in Jesus Christ Superstar, Young – now endowed with a middle name to avoid confusion with Johnny Young – returned to the charts with “Yesterday’s Hero”. A Countdown favourite, John had a string of hits … Read More