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Show 18, May 24, 2023

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Show 18, May 24, 2023

The Vanda and Young battle of the bands edition

Intro: Roulette - Dom Mariani and the Majestic Kelp, Underwater Casino, 2003.

The battle:

She’s So Fine - the Easybeats, 1965 single, also appeared on the 1965 album Easy.

Yesterday’s Hero - John Paul Young, 1975 single and Hero album track. Written and produced by Harry Vanda and George Young.

TNT - AC/DC, title track to their 1975 Australian album, mostly released as High Voltage internationally in 1976. Produced by Harry Vanda and George Young.

Round 2

Wedding Ring - the Easybeats, 1965 single, also on 1966 album It’s 2 Easy.

Love Is In the Air - John Paul Young, a 1977 single, written by George Young and Harry Vanda. Also on the 1978 album Love Is in the Air.

It’s A Long Way To the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll) - also from TNT/High Voltage.

Back to the hits

Call Sweet Baby’s Name - Kerri Simpson, from her album Sun’s Gonna Shine, 2007.

Native Tongue - Mo’Ju, this version from a 3RRR studio radio broadcast in 2018. Via YouTube

The Real Thing - Kate Ceberano, Mahalia Barnes and Nikka Costa,  2021 benefit boradcast. Via YouTube

Love Comes Around - Mahalia Barnes with Lochy Doley and band, 2021. Via YouTube


The Dead Heart - Midnight Oil, the 1987 album Diesel and Dust.

When the Minstrel Passes - Broderick Smith, the 2018 album Man Out Of Time.

Morton (A Song For Tex) - Weddings, Parties, Anything, from their 2018 album Roaring Days.     

Outro:  G’day G’day - Lazy Harry, The Original Big Aussie Album, Vol. 1.

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