The Australian Interviews Part 1 -1984

Interview from 1984 from an Australian TV broadcast ‘Tonight’ with Bert Newton.

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Already in 1976 there were rumours about Shirley going into retirement. I wrote Shirley a letter to ask her if the rumours were true and this was the answer:

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In 1984 there was a “Farewell tour” through Australia but Shirley came back in 1992 for another tour. She was promoting her new album at the time “Keep the music playing”.


Here is the first of three interviews for the Australian television

The rumours about Dame Shirley going into retirement continue until today:
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4 thoughts on “The Australian Interviews Part 1 -1984”

  1. Thanks for showing this rare interview Pieter; quality not great BUT the content is wonderful. Shirley looks so relaxed and happy and for me DSB will never retire with all the wealth of videos that you continue to share with us Pieter – she will go on forever! Terry.

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