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Top 80 Best selling singles in Australia

April 25, 2013


GUY Sebastian, Justice Crew, Psy, Taylor Swift and Cold Play are among artists who have excelled on Australia’s best-selling singles list, according to the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA).

But it was Elton John’s double A-side charity single “Candle in the Wind 1997″/”Something About the Way You Look Tonight” (1997), a tribute to the late Diana, Princess of Wales, that records state is “the biggest-selling single since UK and US singles charts began in the 1950s, having accumulated worldwide sales of 33 million copies”, making it the second best-selling single of all time.

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Tom T Hall Down Under (1994)

April 4, 2013


Lawson inspires story teller Tom
T. Hall to set his poetry to music
On With the Show’s
Flashback to Variety Today 1994


WHEN Tom T. Hall tours Australia in September (1994) he’ll be bringing a few words from one of the nation’s most renowned story tellers Henry Lawson.

Promoters Bernie Stahl and John Hansen with Tom T. Hall on one of his Australian tours.… Members read the rest!

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Frank Ifield targets Aussie talent in UK (1990)

January 22, 2013

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Frank Ifield

By Frank Ifield
On With the Show’s
Flashback to Variety Today 1990

THIS year while recuperating in England I have been busying myself doing lots of radio shows the length and breadth of the UK featuring Australian Country Music

The British listeners have been enchanted by the diverse talents of bush balladeers, Slim Dusty, Smokey Dawson, etc, to the modern country stylists such as Doug Ashdown and Graeme Conners.

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A note from Slim Dusty (1996)

December 12, 2012


Rolf Harris joins Slim Dusty to record `Duncan’ in 1996.
Final session in Studio `A’
91st album inspires a Note from Slim …
Flashback to Variety Today 1996

LEGENDARY country singer Slim Dusty was so inspired by his 1996 album release that he wrote the following note to all his fans and supporters.

Slim Dusty

“NINETY One albums! It’s a bit hard to believe, but I must say it’s been great doing them all, Slim wrote.

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