Mark Holden

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Mark Holden was known as The Carnation Kid during the mid-1970’s, having a number of hits across the period 1975 to 1977. He starred in TV’s The Young Doctors and the feature film Blue Fire Lady before heading off to the US where he worked as a writer and producer for a number of acts. Since returning to Australia, Mark … Read More

Normie Rowe

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Normie Rowe was arguably Australia’s biggest pop star during the 1960’s before being conscripted into the Australia Army. After spending time fighting in Vietnam, Normie returned to performing but was never able to achieve the same level of commercial success as had before his national service. Since then, Normie was been a star of stage and television with a most … Read More

Keith Lamb

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Keith Lamb was the lead singer for Australian glam-rock group, Hush, and was, at one stage, considered as the replacement front man for AC/DC when Bon Scott passed away. He was part of the successful Australian cast for Jesus Christ Superstar and then as part of Hush, visited the Australian top 40 on 6 occasions during the 1970’s with songs … Read More

Brian Canham

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Brian Canham came to prominence as the lead singer of Pseudo Echo – a Melbourne-based new wave band, formed in 1982. They were discovered at a gig by Countdown’s Ian “Molly” Meldrum and he invited them to appear on the program. After seven top 40 hits, including Funky Town and Listening and making the keytar fashionable, the band split and … Read More

Kevin Johnson

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Kevin Johnson is best remembered for two significant hits from the early 1970’s – Bonnie, Please Don’t Go (1971) and Rock ‘N’ Roll, I Gave You The Best Years Of My Life (1973), the latter song also being a major hit in the US for Mac Davis. Kevin was born in Central Queensland and worked as a public servant by … Read More

Philip Foxman

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Philip started out writing music for an ABC TV show before joining Australian band Supernaut who had a major hit with I Like It Both Ways in 1977. After leaving Supernaut and relocating to New York, Philip went back to writing music for TV programs (including Neighbours) and commercials and releasing a solo album “Up Antenna”. One of his most … Read More

Alan O’Day

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Alan O’Day was a singer from California – best remembered in Australia for two hits in 1977 (Undercover Angel) and 1980 (Skinny Girls). He was also a well-known songwriter – hits that he wrote for other artists include Angie Baby for Helen Reddy and Rock n’ Roll Heaven for the Righteous Brothers. Sadly, Alan became part of the “hell of … Read More