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CD  |  Compilation  |  15 Sep 2017


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Various Classic Countdown CD



One of the most loved programs ever produced and broadcast by the ABC, Countdown spanned 13 years from 1974-1987 and provided the soundtrack to an entire generation of Australians. Regarded as one of the world’s all-time great music shows, it influenced a generation of Australians, and kick-start the careers of some of the world’s great musical artists. Returning to its original Countdown timeslot, Classic Countdown will launch on Sunday 17 September at 6pm on ABC TV, airing 13 one-hour episodes over consecutive weeks.

Joining the tribute, ABC Music are proud to present Classic Countdown, a massive 4CD collection and digital album featuring the biggest and most influential hits from the iconic original series including classic tracks from ABBA, Skyhooks, Iggy Pop, Hall & Oates, Cyndi Lauper, Cold chisel, John Farnham , and many, many more. Unashamedly nostalgic and playful, Classic Countdown will celebrate the explosion in youth culture and Aussie music that was the driving force of the show’s success.
DETAILS

Title: Classic Countdown

Format: CD

Release Date: 15 Sep 2017

Artist: Various

Sku: 2349847

Catalogue No: 5379257

Category: Compilation

TRACKS

DISC 1

1975-79

1. Countdown – Countdown Theme

2. John Paul Young – Yesterday’s Hero

3. Abba – Waterloo

4. Skyhooks – Horror Movie

5. Stevie Wright – Guitar Band

6. Hush – C’mon We’re Taking Over

7. Marty Rhone – Denim & Lace

8. Marcia Hines – From The Inside

9. Bay City Rollers – I Only Want To Be With You

10. Leo Sayer – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing

11. Ted Mulry Gang – Jump In My Car

12. Sherbet – Howzat

13. Supernaut – I Like It Both Ways

14. Jon English – Hollywood Seven

15. Little River Band – Help Is On Its Way

16. The Ferrets – Don’t Fall In Love

17. Graham Parker & The Rumour – Don’t Ask Me Questions

18. The Two-Man Band – Up There Cazaly

19. Rose Tattoo – Rock ‘n’ Roll Outlaw

20. Cheap Trick – Dream Police

DISC 2

1979-81

1. Countdown – Countdown Theme

2. Cold Chisel – Breakfast At Sweethearts

3. The Angels – Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again?

4. Iggy Pop – I’m Bored

5. Mi-Sex – Computer Games

6. The Sports – Don’t Throw Stones

7. Australian Crawl – Hoochie Gucci Fiorucci Mama

8. The B-52’s – Rock Lobster

9. Daryl Hall & John Oates – Kiss On My List

10. The Police – Walking On The Moon

11. Ramones – Rock ‘N’ Roll High School

12. The Scientists – Last Night

13. Ian Dury and the Blockheads – Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick

14. Adam & The Ants – Antmusic

15. Men At Work – Down Under

16. Joe Dolce – Shaddap You Face

17. Mondo Rock – Cool World

18. Simple Minds – Love Song

19. The Reels – Quasimodo’s Dream

DISC 3

1981-84

1. Countdown – Countdown Theme

2. The Church – The Unguarded Moment

3. The Cure – Primary

4. Devo – Whip It

5. Duran Duran – My Own Way

6. Men Without Hats – The Safety Dance

7. Goanna – Solid Rock

8. The Go-Betweens – Cattle And Cane

9. Moving Pictures – What About Me?

10. Bonnie Tyler – Total Eclipse Of The Heart

11. Haysi Fantayzee – Shiny Shiny

12. Kids In The Kitchen – Change In Mood

13. Pat Wilson – Bop Girl

14. Sharon O’Neill – Maxine

15. Bananarama – Robert De Niro’s Waiting

16. Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Want To Have Fun

17. Elton John – Kiss The Bride

18. Eurogliders – Heaven (Must Be There)

19. The Saints – Imagination

DISC 4

1985-87

1. Countdown – Countdown Theme

2. a-ha – Take On Me

3. Tears For Fears – Everybody Wants To Rule The World

4. The Style Council – Walls Come Tumbling Down

5. Nik Kershaw – Wide Boy

6. The Hooters – And We Danced

7. Boom Crash Opera – Hands Up In The Air

8. GANGgajang – Sounds Of Then (This Is Australia)

9. Hunters & Collectors – Say Goodbye

10. John Farnham – You’re The Voice

11. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – We Love You

12. Wa Wa Nee – Sugar Free

13. Painters and Dockers – Nude School

14. Pseudo Echo – A Beat For You

15. Rockmelons – Rhymes

16. Redgum – Roll It On Robbie

17. Swing Out Sister – Breakout

18. The Chantoozies – Witch Queen

19. The Cockroaches – She’s The One

20. Noiseworks – Take Me Back