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Molly Meldrum
Ian Alexander "Molly" Meldrum AM is an Australian music critic, journalist, record producer and music entrepreneur. He is the talent coordinator, online interviewer and music news host for the old popular music show Countdown and is widely recognized for the Stetson hat he has worn in public since the 1980s. On December 15, 2011, Meldrum fell to death from a ladder in the backyard of his Melbourne home. He received special care in a critical condition at Alfred Hospital and underwent surgery for a head and spine injury. By April 2012, he had made a full recovery to do interviews and continued on with his duties. Meldrum has appeared on the Australian music scene since the mid-1960s, first writing for Go-Set, a weekly teen newspaper, then his tenure with Countdown and propaganda contributions. inform after that. As a record producer, he has worked on Top Ten Hits for Russell Morris, Ronnie Burns, Colleen Hewett, Supernaut and The Ferrets.
Born Ian Alexander Meldrum, January 29, 1943, Orbost, Victoria, Australia
Other names Willie Everfinish
Occupation Music critic, journalist, record producer, musical entrepreneur, television personalty, author
Years active 1966–present
Known for Countdown compère, Hey Hey It's Saturday entertainment news correspondent

About Molly Meldrum

This prominent Australian music composer and producer produced Russell Morris' breakthrough tune"The Real Thing". He wrote for the pop music publication Go-Set for over a decade before founding and hosting the hugely famous music TV show Countdown.

Molly Meldrum before fame

He started out in the music industry as a roadie for The Groop.

Achievement of Molly Meldrum

Russell Morris'"The Real Thing" cost $10,000 to produce, making it Australia's most expensive single at the time.

Molly Meldrum family life

His younger brother, Brian, used to be a sports journalist. His younger brother, Robert, is a director and actor.

Associations of Molly Meldrum

Guitarist Red Symons, Skyhooks' guitarist, is a friend of his.

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Latest information about Molly Meldrum updated on March 09 2022.