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INXS- X 30th Anniversary- Andrew Farriss, the late Michael Hutchence

It is bittersweet to share with you the World Premiere radio broadcast of INXS "X" which I was so fortunate to get to produce and host in September 1990 with guests lead singer/lyricist Michael Hutchence and keyboardist/ composer Andrew Farriss.

Crowded House- It’s Only Natural- Los Angeles July 2010

Ten years ago "It's Only Natural" that Aussie all-stars Crowded House would want to celebrate. It was the twenty-fifth anniversary of the brilliantly eclectic, melodic quartet and they had a new studio album, "Intriguer",  dropping as well...
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AC/DC- Highway to Hell- Angus Young, Brian Johnson

AC/DC original lead singer Bon Scott's generous body art and ear studs, plus his affable demeanor, made Scott appear less like a rock singer and more like a character out of Herman Melville's "Moby Dick"...

INXS- Listen Like Thieves- Andrew Farriss, Kirk Pengilly, the late Michael Hutchence

The story of INXS and their international breakthrough “Listen Like Thieves” In 1985 as told by the late Michael Hutchence, Andrew Ferriss, Kirk Pengilly

Crowded House- I Got You- America 2010

This song "I Got You" was done in 1980 by New Zealand band Split Enz, who started their career by dressing in such bizarre  garish make-up that would make KISS look like Lady Gaga. Split Enz was led by Tim Finn and younger brother Neil, who…

Crowded House- World Where You Live- San Francisco 4-87

Having never had the opportunity to see the Beatles play live, seeing Crowded House several times, including a private sunset performance on the banks of White Rock Lake in Dallas, is the closest I'll probably ever get to progressive pop nirvana.…
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INXS- Kick- Andrew & Tim Farriss, Kirk Pengilly, the late Michael Hutchence

Sadly,  November 22 1997 was when we all lost the gifted INXS lead singer/songwriter Hutchence. No less than two film documentaries on the life of Michael have been produced: one entitled The Last Rock Star in 2017 was not endorsed by the band, while another Mystify  is helmed by Richard Lowenstein who directed sixteen INXS music videos