VARIOUS ARTISTS

Classic Countdown

Model:
5379257
SKU:
319845
PLU: 600753792575
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
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
Format - 4CD
Genre - Pop & Rock
Release Date - 15/09/17
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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.

Primary Format - MusicCD
ArtistVARIOUS ARTISTS
LabelABC Music
Music GenreRock/Pop
Music Genre PrimaryPop & Rock
Music Genre SecondaryCompilation

CD - 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

CD - 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

CD - 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

CD - 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
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