Song

Farewell Aunty Jack: GRAHAME 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.

Album:
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.

Wikipedia:
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.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farewell_Aunty_Jack

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.
Read more: www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2020/jan/29/how-aunty-jack-brought-colour-to-australia

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