listen to older voices: john michael [mick] pacholli – part 2

Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg

listen to older voices: john michael [mick] pacholli – part 1This is Part 2 of a 3-part Golden Moment Repeat program featuring the Life and Times of John Michael [Mick] Pacholli.


Following on from the unbelievable early years of his upbringing in Sydney presented in Part 1, the family escapes from the underworld of Sydney.

Now in Part 2 Mick talks openly and candidly on his father Jack’s various enterprises. We learn how the then ‘notorious’ street paper – the Toorak Times actually started and why it started with Jack Pacholli as editor and Publisher.

 

listen to older voices: john michael [mick] pacholli – part 2
1970’s: Chief columnist “Somersault Smith”(Left} and Toorak Times Publisher Jack Pacholli

 

Yet we don’t loose sight that this is the story of Mick – a highly intelligent and motivated young man who finds himself during those heady days of ‘social change’ in the 1970’s.

listen to older voices: john michael [mick] pacholli – part 1
Mick and his son Matt – [CLICK to enlarge]

 

Mick desperately works at breaking away from his fathers influence to chart to his future, and in doing so is brutally honest with the truth.

It’s not always pretty, but it is very educational and entertaining story.

 

Click to hear – John Michael [Mick] Pacholli – Part 2

Previous Listen To Older Voices Programs can be found in our archive, by clicking on one link or the other

2012 to 2016   

 –  2016 onward 

supermarkets put junk food on special twice as often as healthy food, and that’s a problem

 

[Listen To Older Voices receives funding from the Commonwealth Government 
through the Commonwealth Home Support Program Program]