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The Aunty Jack Cast

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This Week’s One-Hit Wonder (OHW) is ‘Farewell Aunty Jack’ (#1 – 1974) by Grahame Bond and the Aunty Jack Cast. A slice of Australian comedy gold, the song was a number one smash hit for 10 weeks. From the ground-breaking ABC-TV series that ran from 1972 to 1973 and achieved instant cult status. The series included many songs like ‘Teenage Butcher’ & ‘Wollongong the Brave’. Cast members included Rory O’Donoghue (Thin Arthur), Gary McDonald (Kid Eager) & Sandra McGregor (Flange Desire). So please don’t be afraid of Auntry Jack even though she might be threatening to “rip ya bloody arms off”.



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