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Howzat! Archive - Mayh 7th 2018

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people please be advised that this week's article contains
the name of an indigenous person who is deceased

MILESTONES AND MEMORIES
Graham Russell, Russell Hitchcock and Chrissie Hammond met in Sydney this week in 1975, at rehearsals for the Australian production of Jesus Christ Superstar. They formed a vocal group. Chrissie left to form Cheetah, while Graham and Russell started Air Supply.

John Paul Young’s Love Is In The Air entered the Australian charts 40 years ago this week.

Cold Chisel released their third album, East, this week in 1980.

Missy Higgins scored her second number one album when On A Clear Night debuted at number one this week in 2007.

Happy Birthday to Marty Willson-Piper, ex-The Church, who is 60 on May 7; the Blue Wiggle, Anthony Field, is 55 on May 8; and Darren Hayes is 46 on May 8.

And we remember The Go-Betweens’ Grant McLennan, who died of a heart attack, aged 48, this week in 2006.

 

CHART WATCH
Amy Shark’s I Said Hi has a new high – rising six spots to 28.

Youngblood 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER (number 24)
I Said Hi AMY SHARK (28)

Four Aussie acts have Top 10 album debuts. Keith Urban scores his sixth Top 5 album, while it’s Missy Higgins’ fifth. Meanwhile, Kasey Chambers scores her ninth Top 10 album, while DMA’s enjoy their second.

Graffiti U KEITH URBAN (number two, debut)
Solastalgia MISSY HIGGINS (three, debut)
Campfire KASEY CHAMBERS & THE FIRESIDE DISCIPLES (six, debut)
For Now DMA’S (seven, debut)
Djarimirri GEOFFREY GURRUMUL YUNUPINGU (nine)
There Is More HILLSONG WORSHIP (16)
Best Of My Love SAMANTHA JADE (17)
Golden KYLIE MINOGUE (19)
Nation Of Two VANCE JOY (30)

 

HOWZAT! PLAYLIST
Ride On MARK LANG
Everything JETHRO PICKETT
Music Machine GABRIELLA COHEN
Mistake MIDDLE KIDS
Thunder THE MAVIS’S

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