Birtles Shorrock Goble – Little River Band Medley
Beeb Birtles, Glenn Shorrock and Graeham Goble performed on the Countdown Spectacular 2, which toured Australia from Saturday 18 August to Wednesday 5 September 2007. Here is their medley of their Little River Band hits.
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Countdown’s Molly Meldrum Interviews Little River Band
December 16 1979
This segment aired during the Countdown ‘End of the Decade’ special, a retrospective of the music of the 1970s, which originally aired on December 16, 1979, on the ABC.
This clip features an interview of Australian band Little River Band (LRB), featuring band members Glenn Shorrock and Beeb Birtles, conducted by Countdown’s Molly Meldrum.
The interview begins, after a short clip of LRB’s ‘It’s A Long Way There’, with a discussion about LRB’s success in the American market. A discussion is also had how music has changed in the 1970s. They also discuss how up and coming Australian bands are now better supported by older Australian bands.
Little River Band – Lonesome Loser (Countdown)
“Lonesome Loser” is a single from the Little River Band’s 1979 album, “First Under The Wire”. Written by guitarist David Briggs, it was a Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 hit in the United States peaking at number 6. Back in Australia, charting as high as 19 on the Australian Singles Charts. Here is LRB performing it on ABC’s Countdown 7/7/1979.
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