BEST OF BANDSTAND VOLUME 4: 1967 - 1970
It was a golden age of music, when rock 'n' roll and pop was on the rise and local audiences were hungry for more. With TV in its infancy, 1958 heralded the beginning of the much-loved national television triumph – Bandstand. Created by TCN-9 executive Bruce Gyngelland modelled on the successful American musical /variety show of the same name, Bandstand was hosted by the ever-charming Brian Henderson- setting the standard for 14 entertaining years and presenting an astonishing 1500 local and international acts during its illustrious reign.
Featuring 17 classic episodes from 1967 – 1970 across 5 DVDs, This final volume in the series includes: The ShadowsBandstand Special: features the band performing 9 hit songs includingApache, Bombay Duck , early appearances by John Farnham (performingSadieand 2 duets with Brian Henderson), Olivia Newton John, Russell Morris, Colleen Hewitt, Ted Mulry, Hans Poulsen, Liv Maessen and Don Spencer. The 1968 episode featuring Col Joye’sTrain Tour of Nth Queensland – ‘22 Towns in 25 Days’ as well as performances from Little Pattie, Sylvia Raye, Graham Chapman, Sandy Scott, Laurel Lea, Rim D Paul, Bev Harrell. International guests include Frankie Avalon, Neil Sedaka Roger Whittaker, The Everly Brothers and more. Also included is a 'Vietnam Requests Special' with footage of stationed soldiers in Vietnam in 1968 sending messages home with Bandstand song requests performed back in the studio.
- Brian Henderson
- John Farnham