6 episodes

COUNTDOWN the Australian music television show broadcast by
the ABC from 1974 until 1987. Countdown was the most popular
music program in Australian TV history which exerted a strong
sway on radio programmers. Countdown attracted local and
International acts and reflected the musical cultural influences of
the day. Gavin Wood was the program's voice over announcer and
offers an insight to the artists who performed on the show.

Gavin Wood's Countdown Podcast Jan Campbell

    • Music Commentary
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

COUNTDOWN the Australian music television show broadcast by
the ABC from 1974 until 1987. Countdown was the most popular
music program in Australian TV history which exerted a strong
sway on radio programmers. Countdown attracted local and
International acts and reflected the musical cultural influences of
the day. Gavin Wood was the program's voice over announcer and
offers an insight to the artists who performed on the show.

    Gavin Wood's Countdown PODCAST - Leo Sayer 1010

    Gavin Wood's Countdown PODCAST - Leo Sayer 1010

    LEO SAYER.
    Leo Sayer launched his career in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s, and became a top singles and album act on both sides of the Atlantic in the 1970s. His first seven hit singles in the United Kingdom all reached the Top 10 His songs have been sung by other notable artists, including Cliff Richard, Roger Daltrey and Three Dog Night.
    We are very lucky that Leo wanted to live in Australia. He is an official Aussie and is one of the hardest working artists in the country.
    Huge hits like 'The Show Must Go On' 'One Man Band' 'Long Tall Glasses' 'Moonlighting' 'You Make Me Feel Like Dancing' and so many more.
    I am thrilled to chat with Leo Sayer.

    • 55 min
    GAVIN WOOD'S Countdown Podcast – KATE CEBERANO

    GAVIN WOOD'S Countdown Podcast – KATE CEBERANO

    COUNTDOWN the Australian music television show broadcast by
    the ABC from 1974 until 1987. Countdown was the most popular
    music program in Australian TV history which exerted a strong
    sway on radio programmers. Countdown attracted local and
    International acts and reflected the musical cultural influences of
    the day. Gavin Wood was the shows voice over announcer and
    offers an insight to the artists who performed on the show.
    In this Episode Gavin chats with .... Kate Ceberano AM
    Kate's who performs in genres of pop, soul & Jazz in Australia.
    Kate has won so many music awards including Countdown awards
    and is a member of the Order of Australia. Gavin can't wait to say
    'I'm Talking' to Kate Ceberano AM

    • 33 min
    Gavin Wood's Countdown PODCAST - Brian Mannix 1209

    Gavin Wood's Countdown PODCAST - Brian Mannix 1209

    BRIAN MANNIX.

    Australian rock music singer and actor.
    Brian was the lead singer of 1980s band Uncanny X-Men, and in 2006 performed in the Countdown Spectacular and also at the 2006 AFL Grand Final. Uncanny X-Men are known for their hits such as "The Party", "How Do You Get Your Kicks?", "50 Years" and "Everybody Wants to Work".
    Brian also wrote the 'Countdown Musical' and was involved writing the music for the cult movie, 'Houseboat Horror.'
    Brian came fifth with professional dance partner Melanie Hooper on 'Dancing with the Stars' in its twelfth season during 2012.
    In 2016, Brian was cast as "Buddy," a leading role in the successful stage musical 'We Will Rock You' based on the music of Queen and written by Ben Elton.
    Brian is busy doing live shows and podcasts and is still writing songs and releasing records. It is a great pleasure to chat with that ball of energy, Brian Mannix.

    • 23 min
    Gavin Wood's Countdown PODCAST - Russell Morris 2908

    Gavin Wood's Countdown PODCAST - Russell Morris 2908

    In this Episode Gavin chats with Russell Morris AM.
    Russell is a singer songwriter and guitarist, with a staggering 50
    year career & counting. Russell had 5 Australian Top 10 singles
    during the late 1960's and early 70's. The Real Thing was added
    to the National Film and Sound Archives - Sounds of Australia
    registry in 2013. His most current album Black and Blue Heart.
    Let's chat to the Real Thing - Russell Morris AM

    • 33 min
    Gavin Wood's Countdown PODCAST - Brian Cadd 1508

    Gavin Wood's Countdown PODCAST - Brian Cadd 1508

    In this Episode Gavin chats with Brian Cadd AM.
    In 2007 Brian Cadd was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame for
    his 50 years of service to the music industry as a singer,
    songwriter, instrumentalist, mentor and producer. Brian is one of
    the greatest singer songwriters Australia has produced with a
    successful career in the USA and Europe. Brian speaks to us
    from New York about his 50 years in the business.
    Let's get talking to Brian Cadd AM

    • 45 min
    Gavin Wood's Countdown PODCAST - Daryl Braithwaite 0108

    Gavin Wood's Countdown PODCAST - Daryl Braithwaite 0108

    GAVIN WOOD'S Countdown Podcast - Chatting with DARYL BRAITHWAITE
    Daryl was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2017.
    He has a career spanning 50 years.
    Daryl was the lead vocalist of Sherbet 1970-1984, and then went on to a solo career placing 15 singles in the Australian top 40 including two number one hits You're My World and The Horses.
    He is now riding high on the charts with his new hit Love Songs.
    Let's get talking to Daryl Braithwaite.

    • 39 min

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Brilliant to hear Gavin Woods voice back on the airwaves. His contribution to Countdown and Australian radio in general is legendary. This new podcast brings back the glory days of Countdown on ABC- TV in Australia and brings us up to date with the latest from stars who appeared on the series. To quote Molly Meldrum (host of Countdown), “Do yourself a favor” and subscribe to Gavin Wood’s Countdown Podcast. You won’t be disappointed.

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