80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby brod » Tue Jul 05, 2011 10:25 pm

18 - Touch of Paradise - John Farnham
Don't do anything by half. If you love someone, love them with all your soul. When you go to work, work your ass off. When you hate someone, hate them until it hurts.
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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby CK » Wed Jul 06, 2011 8:23 am

brod wrote:18 - Touch of Paradise - John Farnham


That's the one, Brod :)
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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby The Indian » Wed Jul 06, 2011 1:10 pm

17 Mental as Anything- The Nips are getting Bigger
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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby CK » Wed Jul 06, 2011 3:46 pm

The Indian wrote:17 Mental as Anything- The Nips are getting Bigger


Got it, Indian :)

1,5,10,12,13,15 and 19 remaining here. As an additional clue - two of those remaining were number one singles in Australia
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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby fisho mcspaz » Wed Jul 06, 2011 10:27 pm

10 is Hold On To Me by the Black Sorrows
Hey Goose, ya big stud! Take me to bed or lose me for ever.
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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby LMA » Wed Jul 06, 2011 11:05 pm

Good get whoever got Hammerhead, the only english that is barely recognisable in that song is the title.

15 - Blind Eye, Hunters & Collectors
19 - Counting The Beat, The Swingers
La da de da, la da de da, la da de da, la da de da
La da de da, la da de da, la da de da, la da de da
La da de da, la da de da, la da de da, la da de da
BTW they are Kiwis ;)
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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby RJM » Thu Jul 07, 2011 6:37 am

1- Hey Little Boy by Divynals

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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby CK » Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:02 am

fisho mcspaz wrote:10 is Hold On To Me by the Black Sorrows


Indeed it is, Fisho :)
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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby CK » Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:03 am

LMA wrote:Good get whoever got Hammerhead, the only english that is barely recognisable in that song is the title.

15 - Blind Eye, Hunters & Collectors
19 - Counting The Beat, The Swingers
La da de da, la da de da, la da de da, la da de da
La da de da, la da de da, la da de da, la da de da
La da de da, la da de da, la da de da, la da de da
BTW they are Kiwis ;)


Correct on both songs, LMA :) . Agree in parts with the underlined piece, but at the time, they were based in Australia and on an Australian record label :)
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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby CK » Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:04 am

RJM wrote:1- Hey Little Boy by Divynals

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Good get, RJM - I thought this one may throw a few :)
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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby CK » Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:31 pm

Once we get 5,12 and 13 done, I'll put up a new one.
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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby godoubleblues » Thu Jul 21, 2011 10:13 pm

Q5 is Man Overboard by Do Re Mi
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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby RJM » Thu Jul 21, 2011 11:23 pm

12. Boys will be boys - The Choirboys

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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby CK » Fri Jul 22, 2011 11:14 pm

godoubleblues wrote:Q5 is Man Overboard by Do Re Mi


Yes it is, GDB - wondered how many remembered this one :)
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Re: 80's Australian music lyrics - Part 2

Postby CK » Fri Jul 22, 2011 11:14 pm

RJM wrote:12. Boys will be boys - The Choirboys

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They will, and indeed it is, RJM :)
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