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COUNTDOWN 40TH ANNIVERSARY 2CD – Released 7 November

 

Featuring Cold Chisel, ABBA, Fleetwood Mac, Duran Duran, Iggy Pop and many more….!


On the 8th November 1974 a journey began that would last 13 years, influence a generation of Australians and kick-start the careers of some of the world’s great musical artists. Countdown, the most successful music show in Australian television history, this year celebrates its 40th Anniversary. In honour of this milestone, ABC Music will release a very special 2CD Anthology on 7th November.

Featuring a mix of local and international artists, covering pop, rock and everything in between, the Countdown 40th Anniversary 2CD will trace the history of this iconic program. All of your favourite tracks from the TV series are showcased, including Cold Chisel, Fleetwood Mac, Blondie, Elton John, Split Enz and lots more!

The Countdown 40th Anniversary double-CD is the perfect gift this festive season, and an opportunity to secure your very own piece of Australian culture…!


COUNTDOWN – DO YOURSELF A FAVOUR airs at 7:30pm on 16 & 23 November on ABC


TRACKLISTING
CD1
1. Countdown Theme 
2. Skyhooks – Living In The 70’s 
3. John Paul Young – Yesterday’s Hero 
4. ABBA – Mamma Mia 
5. Ted Mulry Gang – Jump In My Car 
6. Hush – Bony Maronie 
7. Sherbet – Howzat 
8. Elton John and Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart 
9. Blondie – In The Flesh
10 Fleetwood Mac – You Make Loving Fun 
11. Little River Band – Help Is On Its Way 
12. John Mellencamp - I Need A Lover
13. The Angels – Take A Long Line 
14. Kiss - Rock And Roll All Nite 
15. Iggy Pop – I’m Bored 
16. Plastic Bertrand - Ҫa Plane Pour Moi 
17. Australian Crawl - Beautiful People 
18. Robert Palmer – Bad Case Of Loving You
19. Flowers – Sister 
20. Dragon - Are You Old Enough? 
21. Richard Clapton - Deep Water 
22. Meat Loaf – You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth 
23 The Motels – Total Control

CD2
1. Countdown Theme
2. Cold Chisel – My Turn To Cry
3. The B-52’s – Rock Lobster 
4. Martha and the Muffins – Echo Beach }
5. Ian Dury and the Blockheads – Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick 
6. The Romantics – What I Like About You
7. The Swingers – Counting The Beat 
8. Split Enz – I Got You 
9. The Human League – Don’t You Want Me
10. Duran Duran – Girls On Film
11. Kim Wilde - Kids In America 
12. Billy Idol – Rebel Yell
13. Men At Work – Downunder
14. Goanna – Solid Rock 
15 The Sunnyboys – Alone With You 
16 Moving Pictures – What About Me? 
17 The Style Council – Walls Come Tumbling Down 
18. Culture Club – Karma Chameleon
19. Hunters & Collectors – Throw Your Arms Around Me
20. Bonnie Tyler – Total Eclipse Of The Heart
21. Cyndi Lauper – True Colours


VARIOUS ARTISTS | ‘COUNTDOWN 40TH ANNIVERSARY’ | 2CD AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 7

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