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Friday, January 22, 2021
the carpenters

The Carpenters

FAMED AMERICANS #1 They were the biggest-selling group of the 70s. No fewer than ten of their singles went on to become million-sellers, and by 2005 combined worldwide sales of albums and singles well exceeded...
listen to older voices: sam see – part 4

Listen To Older Voices: Sam See – Part 4

This is the fourth and final program in the story of Baby Boomer, musician, composer and producer – Sam See.  Born in 1949 Sam was well educated and quickly developed an analytic mind that was...
yusuf islam (aka cat stevens)

Yusuf Islam (aka Cat Stevens)

FAMED BRITISH #2 British Singer-Songwriter and Musician As one of pop's most creative talents, he sold over 40 million records and then turned his back on fame, changed his religion and his name.  In 1948, Stephen...
turia pitt


FAMED AUSTRALIANS #4 BURNED ALIVE WHILST TAKING PART IN AN AUSTRALIAN MARATHON. With fire season upon us, my thoughts turn to a story about unbelievable courage, supernatural strength and the sheer determination of a young woman,...
listen to older voices: sam see – part 3

Listen To Older Voices: Sam See – Part 3

   Welcome to the penultimate program in the story of Baby Boomer and successful musician, Sam See.   Sam See was born a Baby Boomer, when he was born at Darlinghurst in NSW in 1949. Like all...
menzies, sir robert gordon

MENZIES, Sir Robert Gordon

FAMED AUSTRALIANS #2 UNITED AUSTRALIA/LIBERAL PARTY The peoples prime minister Kooyong District 1934 – 1966 Menzies held office from 1939 to 1941 and again from 1949 – 1966. Collectively, you could say he was in office for a...
listen to older voices: sam see – part 2

Listen To Older Voices: Sam See – Part 2

This is the second of a 4-part program that features the Life & Times story of Australian musician, composer and producer, Sam See. In the last program Sam talked about his family and their background...
sir eric herbert pearce obe


FAMED AUSTRALIANS #1 Based on research and my personal relationship with Sir Eric. As a Catering and Hotel Management student at William Angliss College, we were encouraged to gain employment outside of school hours in our...
listen to older voices: sam see – part 1

Listen To Older Voices: Sam See – Part 1

Welcome to part 1 of a 4-part program featuring the Life & Times of Sam See. Four part programs are generally representative of someone whose life story is both well told, and extremely full. This...
listen to older voices: pasquale colodonato – part 1

Listen To Older Voices: Pasquale Colodonato – Part 3

Welcome to the 3rd and final part of the story of Pasquale Colodonato. Born in a small rural Italian village in 1935, Pasquale survived WWII despite losing his home and his father. He won...