Countdown 40th Anniversary

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SKU: 651818 Product ID: 793242


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    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 popular music show in Australian television history is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2014 and to mark this milestone, ABC Music is releasing a 2CD anthology that traces the history of this iconic program. A mix of local and international artists, pop and rock, all with a story to tell.

    Featuring all of your favourite tracks from the Countdown TV series including; Cold Chisel, ABBA, The B-52’s, Fleetwood Mac, Skyhooks, Duran Duran and many more.


    Primary Format - Music - CD


    Label - ABC

    Music Genre - Rock/Pop

    Music Genre Primary - Pop & Rock

    Music Genre Secondary - Compilation

Track Listing


  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 - Ca 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


  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


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great music Have brought this a month ago and the music brings back heaps of old memories
Date published: 2016-04-09
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