RE: [rocknroll-scars] Lest we forget ...
- --- "Altschwager, Michael" <Michael.Altschwager@...> wrote:
> I meant Norman's shark, but you knew that.Hehe... indeed.
The closing ceremony seemed like some gruesome 80s flashback...
Midnight Oil were the only act that had much to do with the here and
Paul (no relation) Hogan, still trading off the one thing anyone
remembers him by...
Jimmy Barnes demonstrating how much his voice has deteriorated since
Men At Work... god help us... if England won the Games would they put A
Flock Of Seagulls up on stage for the world to see? Should have had
GANGgajang doing "Sounds Of Then"... not as well known internationally
but more evocative of Australia...
INXS... their decidedly unfunky rock funk sounds dodgier than ever...
no wonder their NZ tour crashed and burned through lack of interest...
Christine Anu singing the wrong song for reasons of political
correctness... Why Don't You Come Join My Party would have been
Vanessa Amorosi, a prepackaged candidate for the 'Where are they now'
'Bombora' playing over the PA while the lifesavers marched in... why
not get them to do it live? Better still, why weren't they installed at
the beach volleyball arena to provide live music instead of the
Bad luck about the shark I guess... at least there wasn't a croc death
or 10 people dying from eating off prawns so it coulda been worse...
I'd better stop now...
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- Ah John, those were the days, I too won the lottery, but I was playing
in bands, and enjoying myself. I took a personal deferment until Gough
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, GAMBRILL JOHN
>lighthearted (I won a lottery ticket, but was deferred till the end of
> Jumping (or marching) back a step to conscription, and going more
Uni, by that stage Gough was in...) there was The Cicadas' "Twenty And
In" (refrring to the conscription age) parodying the lyrics of Oz
artists' songs - Thorpie(Sick & Tired), The Delltones (Hangin' Five) etc.
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