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5 In A Row (kind of)

Many Australian comedy fans would be aware of Working Dog, or at least their former troupe name – The D-Generation. In the late 1980s, the team, consisting of Rob Sitch, Santo Cilauro, Jane Kennedy, Mick Molloy, Tony Martin, John Harrison, Michael Veitch, Magda Szubanski, Marg Downey and others, had a breakfast show on EON FM, now known as Melbourne’s Triple M. In 1989, their single “Five In A Row” was released, being the 2nd highest selling Australian single of the year. This song parodied well known Australian artists: John Farnham, Jimmy Barnes, Little River Band, Kylie Minogue and James Reyne.

Here’s the original clip

Here’s the clips spliced in, on what they parodied

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Matt
Owner and Operator of Wireless Fodder. Lover of Australian pop culture, comedy, and obscurities. Works in Australian media, enjoys a beer or three. Happily married to an American.

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