I wonder where he is today … ? Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. I will never forget that night at the Sunnybank Hotel in Queensland. I met Jon English before a concert by The Who at Acer Arena in Sydney. And while the post is called ‘Six Aussie lead singers …’ I do have to acknowledge that more than half of them were ‘adopted’ by us, as is our way. Should be: part of 1988 and most of 1989. Blue Day in 1983, But You Don’t Care in 1979, Space Race in 1980, People in 1980, Falling In and Out in 1981, Castaway in 1983, It Only Hurts When I’m Laughing in 1980. I’m so jealous you got to meet him, Lisa! He had no “airs” about him and his success at all.
Thank you for the music, Gents. Shirley was a real surfer boy – complete with beach-bleached blonde curls. Died: 19 February 1980 (aged 33) in East Dulwich, London. DeadDeath is yet to confirm the cause of death.
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Check it out here: Following a heroin addiction in his younger days, Marc was diagnosed with throat cancer in 1997. Bon, Ted, Steve, Marc, Shirley, Michael and Doc Thanks for a great article. . Yes, I did love Billy Thorpe, too, Lou. Shirley May Strachan (nee Taylor) Malvern, Stonnington City, Victoria, Australia, Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast Council, Queensland, Australia. in Taumarunui, New Zealand Daryl Cotton ?
It was presented by musician and former Skyhooks band member front man Shirley Strachan, Reg Livermore, Rebecca Gilling, Tracey Dale (1993-1997), Suzie Wilks (1998-2000), Tara Dennis (2001) and Peter Harris. Died: 29 August 2001 (aged 49) in Maroochydore, Queensland.
(I preferred Mulry’s music to Sherbet’s.) Graeme Strachan was born on January 2, 1952 in Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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The band still put everything into the show, didn’t cut any corners and played as awesome as they sounded on record. Translation on Find a Grave is an ongoing project.
mode: 'alternating-thumbnails-a', Wow – that says something if Sherbet were the back-up for Mi-Sex! For Edits select Suggest Edits on the memorial page. that I ever fell in love with. Ted was one of your good old, straightforward, no mess rock and rollers. Add to your scrapbook. Here’s a little something you may never have seen before … enjoy! , Doc Neeson would head my list, we’ve certainty lost a lot of legends, Good thought Russell! In Search Of Shirley Strachans Helicopter Crash Site - YouTube Channel 9 staff have taped a tribute to Graeme "Shirley" Strachan, to be screened during an episode of Our House next Sunday. What a terrible time. I was lucky enough to stay in Australia for part of 1989 and most of 1989. A certain je ne sais quoi. This memorial has been copied to your clipboard. All photos uploaded successfully, click on the Done button to see the photos in the gallery.
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Ah, we all remember our first one, don’t we, Nette? what if a guy remarked something like “and a weird (fat) girl thought I was inviting her. Please contact Find a Grave at [email protected] if you need help resetting your password. You will receive email notifications when changes are made to the online memorial, including when family and friends post to the Guestbook. He was quite taken with my Thin Lizzy t-shirt – he supported them at the Sydney Opera House in 1978.
Please enter your email address and we will send you an email with a reset password code. Yuck! Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.Chad, Anoushka & Kavika Taylor. We had a good chat about the classic British bands of the day. Shirley and Ross spent the better part of their working careers operating the Red and White/Lucky Dollar grocery store in Coronach where they raised their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Marc Hunter from Dragon…. These are the men I remember – I am sure there have been others over the years. Listen to Billy Thorpe singing “over the rainbow”. I used to go to a bar called Palace Cafe. Please complete the captcha to let us know you are a real person.
Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. There’s another one that you may have missed. You’re right – I would have thought it would have done better on the charts than that. That’s a nice memory, Thom – I’ve heard Ted was a pretty decent guy, so it’s great to hear it confirmed by someone else, from so far away.
We shared a drink and a chat he was such a lovely guy. But then Garth Porter came on … aaaahhh! Hear, hear, Wayne – on re-reading my post there I realise that I barely mention his singing, if at all. It’s so unforgiving the dark side of rock n roll , firstly their talent taken from them and then their Adoring fans! Yep, I think I’m going to have to revisit this post! Great night and memory of a great band and even greater frontman. Year should not be greater than current year. Or the more drunken, late-night version: ‘It’s a long way to the Cross if you want to (blank) a moll …’? Died: 1 September 2001 (the day before his 54th birthday) somewhere in Australia. Checking on the net, I can’t believe it only got to 19 in the the NZ charts (and 28 in Australia). Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due to too many failed sign in attempts.
I grew up in the same neighbour hood as Steve Gilpin Lower Hutt.He Will always be in my humble opinion one of the best lead singers of his time why because Steve could genuinely sing which was rare back in the day.You live on in our hearts to this day and yes we still rock to Misex at our parties.%. We’re sadly gathering enough for another one, aren’t we?
I saw Mi-Sex in concert in 1980.
So sad that he couldn’t have faith enough in himself to stay sober. Restore the guestbook to view the 3 more posts by family and friends, and share a memory or message of condolence of your own. If a new volunteer signs up in your requested photo location, they may see your existing request and take the photo. × Always start with a song you know really well. and sad to hear he’s been joined just recently by Kevin Stanton. Died: 22 November 1997 (aged 37) in Sydney. The others mentioned are all worthy plus other additions since original article as listed.
I have to admit, Computer Games was my favourite – possibly because it was so different – but have to admit that some of their other stuff was probably of better quality.
Polishing up the play list for my 50th in a few weeks time…. We’ve recently lost Chrissy Amphlett, various other lead singers and members of many other bands, but in this post I wanted to pay tribute to those lead singers from my time as a ‘growing girl’. Shirley will be lovingly remembered by her husband Ross, children Eric (Sheri) Strachan and Theresa Hicks; grandchildren Jazmin (Andrew) Tjeltveit, Dillon Strachan (Megan Hansen) and their mother Marlene McNaughton; Jessie (Yana) Hicks, Cole Hicks, Alex Hicks and their father Dennis Hicks; great-grandchildren Blade and Steel Hicks, and Rowyn Tjeltveit; brothers and sisters Aylmer (Doris) Taylor, Dianne (Rick) Wallin, Pat (Scot) Johnson, Wendy (Blair) Busch, Larry Taylor (Sherrill Taylor); and numerous nieces and nephews. I had wondered what had become of them one day and hit Google. Whatever happened to?