Molly Meldrum

Full list of the 2017 TV Week Logie Award Winners

April 23, 2017

Samuel Johnson took out the 2017 TV Week Gold Logie for Best Personality on Australia Television for his portrayal of music veteran Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum. It was all going so well until the moment was overshadowed by Meldrum himself who took to the mic in a mighty drunken state. At the night’s pivotal moment, let’s just say we kept it […]

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Book Review: Ah Well, Nobody’s Perfect by Molly Meldrum & Jeff Jenkins is about the madness, mirth and music surrounding Molly’s melodrama

October 31, 2016

John Lennon once sang that life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. This idea rings true for Australia’s National Living Treasure and Lennon’s friend, Ian “Molly” Meldrum. The music journalist, talent coordinator, TV host, DJ and record producer has had a brilliant career spanning multiple decades. Ah Well, Nobody’s Perfect is a […]

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Live Review: Madonna + DJ Mary Mac – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne (12.03.16)

March 12, 2016

I’m ancient enough to have been around when Madonna‘s career was in its infancy.  I can clearly recall Molly Meldrum championing her on Countdown as a huge talent, and I have vivid memories of dancing around the bedroom with my cousins to “Holiday” and “Lucky Star”.  She has featured in my musical consciousness for almost […]

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One Movement Music Festival: Day One – The Esplanade, Perth (09.10.10)

October 14, 2010

  Saturday for me did not start off at the festival site, instead I attended a “bed in” at the Parmelia Hilton, and it was planned as a re-creation of the famous bed-in’s of John Lennon and Yoko Ono back in the 60s and 70s. The purpose however on this day was to commemorate the […]

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