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Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy.

The words Barnesy won’t forget

ROCK legend Jimmy Barnes has been telling stories all his life, in song — and in the last few years has penned two best-selling autobiographies. Yet the Cold Chisel and solo vocalist had never been a fan of books, until he met wife Jane in 1979. That life-shifting moment is covered in detail in his […]

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The Lemon Twigs have written a musical about a chimp named Shane. Pic: Olivia Bee

The Lemon Twigs: what a concept

THE phrase ‘concept album’ immediately transports you back to the days of ‘70s prog rock. However American band The Lemon Twigs’ second release, Go To School, is indeed a concept album. And the brothers who created it, Brian and Michael D’Addario, weren’t even born in the 70s or 80s for that matter. Go To School […]

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Doidge said he plans to do justice to Travolta’s dance moves.

Aussie to step into Travolta’s dance shoes

Many have tried — and failed — to imitate the dance move that catapulted John Travolta to super-stardom. We’ve seen them on the dancefloor: hip-cocked, arm raised, finger pointing rhythmically to the ceiling, all of them channelling Travolta’s gifted dance king, Tony Manero, from the 1977 classic Saturday Night Fever. But Euan Doidge, the actor […]

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Kylie Minogue backstage with Michael Gudinski in 2001. Pic: supplied

The truth about Kylie’s 50,000 ABC ‘payday’

KYLIE Minogue’s promoter has blasted a report that claimed the superstar was being paid 50,000 to promote the ABC. Michael Gudinski said a Fairfax story today linking Minogue to an ABC advertising campaign is completely “unfactual”. “To drag Australia’s greatest pop export into this further shows what a mess the ABC is in internally right […]

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