Farewell Aunty Jack: GRAEME BOND and RORY O’DONOGHUE

Australian singles charts:
Farewell Aunty Jack entered the Kent Music Report on 7 January 1974 and was a #1 hit. The song was #7 on the Top 100 of 1974.

The song was on Aunty Jack Sings Wollongong by (The Cast of) Aunty Jack which entered the Kent Music Report album chart on 25 November 1974 and peaked at #39.

The music was written by Rory O’Donoghue, who also did the singing as the character “Thin Arthur”, whereas “Aunty Jack” (Grahame Bond) provided wise-cracks and other spoken commentary to the lyrics, addressed to the listener and the singer.
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The Guardian:
Aunty Jack (Grahame Bond) looked like a cuddly pantomime dame – until you noticed her moustache, boxing glove and baritone. Older viewers were horrified, but their kids loved her from night one.
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