The Newcastle Song: BOB HUDSON

Australian singles chart:
The Newcastle Song entered the Kent Music Report on 6 January 1975 and was a #1 hit. The song was #7 on the Top 100 of 1975.

The song is on The Newcastle Song which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 20 January 1975 and peaked at #6.

The Parthenon didn’t actually exist on Hunter Street in 1974. It was a generic name used to cover all the Greek Milk Bars that were extremely popular in Newcastle at the time of the song. However, before long, an entrepreneur sensed an opportunity and the Parthenon Milk Bar opened for business in Hunter Street west, near the Cambridge Hotel, and became popular with late night revellers.
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