Great moments on Australian television

May 5, 2011

Barry Morgan from the World of Organs on an episode of TV music quiz show Spicks and Specks (2010):

And here’s Barry at the end of the episode:

Superb.


Great moments on Australian television

January 11, 2011

The Church‘s acceptance speech at the ARIA Hall of Fame on October 27, 2010:

[Slight warning: there’s a wee bit of swearing in it.]

Steve Kilbey talks about fellow inductees John Williamson, Models, Johnny Young, The Loved Ones, and The Church’s first manager Michael Chugg. You may not know everyone mentioned in it, but I think the video’s worth sharing with any rock music fan.

For me, Steve Kilbey elevates the art of the acceptance speech to the sublime.

(The full-sized version is available on Facebook.)


Great moments on Australian television

December 13, 2010

Francis Greenslade performing Billy Joel‘s “Piano Man” on Micallef Tonight:


Great moments on Australian television

September 19, 2009

Shaun Micallef ponders the lyrics of Australia’s biggest ever power ballad, Moving Pictures‘ “What About Me” on his short-lived tonight show from 2003, Micallef Tonight:

Here’s the song in question:

Moving Pictures – “What About Me” (1982)

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Great moments on Australian television

July 28, 2009

Norman Gunston – A Salute to ABBA 1976:

Beautiful.


Great moments on Australian television

July 11, 2009

“Do, do, do-DO-be-do-do-do, DO”.


Great moments on Australian television

July 2, 2009

Iggy Pop‘s notorious appearance on Countdown in 1979:

And then he performed “I’m Bored”:

A class act all the way.