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John Farnham

John Farnham is regarded as Australia's top performing artist, with a career spanning three decades. Born in Essex, England, John immigrated to Australia in 1959 at the age of 10. Since his debut in 1967 he has had numerous successes as a solo performer. His solo album Whispering Jack (1986) continues to be Australia biggest selling album of all ... See full bio »

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Savage Streets
Savage Streets Soundtrack
(1984)
Hot Rod
Hot Rod Soundtrack
(2007)
Fletch
Fletch Soundtrack
(1985)

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 2016 Gintberg på kanten (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Australien (2016) ... (performer: "You're the Voice")
 2015 Red Oaks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Labor Day Luau (2015) ... (writer: "Playing To WIn" - uncredited)
 2015 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 4 (2015) ... (writer: "Burn for You")
 2015 Turbo Kid (performer: "Thunder in Your Heart")
 2013 Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (performer: "You're the Voice")
  Celebrity Splash! Australia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Heat 2 (2013) ... (performer: "Playing to Win" - uncredited) / (writer: "Playing to Win" - uncredited)
 2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #12.4 (2012) ... (writer: "Playing To Win" - uncredited)
 2007-2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Greatest Aussie Chart Toppers (2010) ... (performer: "Man of the Hour", "Sadie", "You're The Voice", "Touch of Paradise" (uncredited), "Pressure Down", "That's Freedom")
- Rock 'n' Roll Anthems (2009) ... (performer: "I Want To Know What Love Is" - uncredited)
- Karaoke Classics (2008) ... (performer: "You're the Voice")
- Songs You Can't Get Out of Your Head (2007) ... (performer: "Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)" - as Johnny Farnham)
 2009 Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony (Video Game) (performer: "You're The Voice")
 2008 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.1 (2008) ... (writer: "Playing To Win")
 2007 Hot Rod (performer: "You're the Voice")
 2006 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 40 #4 (2006) ... (writer: "Burn for You")
 2003-2005 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Top 13 Results Show (2005) ... (writer: "Ready")
- Top 13 Performance Show: Australian Made (2005) ... (writer: "Playing to Win")
- Group 5 Performance Show (2003) ... (writer: "Burn for You")
 1997 Under the Lighthouse Dancing (performer: "Angels")
 1987 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 June 1987 (1987) ... (performer: "You're the Voice")
 1987 Whispering Jack: In Concert (Video) (performer: "Pressure Down", "One Step Away", "Going, Going, Gone", "Paper Paradise", "Infatuation", "Let Me Out", "A Touch Of Paradise", "When The War Is Over", "Comic Conversations", "All In Love Is Fair", "Amazing Grace", "Reasons", "No One Comes Close", "Trouble", "Love To Shine", "Playing To Win", "One", "Down On The Border", "Help", "You're The Voice") / (writer: "Going, Going, Gone", "Let Me Out", "A Touch Of Paradise", "Playing To Win")
 1986 Rad (performer: "Break the Ice", "Love Theme from 'Rad'", "Thunder in Your Heart")
 1985 Fletch (performer: "Running For Love")
 1985 The Slugger's Wife (performer: "LOVE (IT'S JUST THE WAY IT GOES)")
 1984 Savage Streets (music: "Nothing's Gonna Stand In Our Way" (Instrumental)) / (performer: "Justice For One" (instrumental), "Nothing's Gonna Stand In Our Way" (Instrumental), "Innocent Hearts", "The Quiet Ones You Gotta Watch") / (producer: "Justice For One" (instrumental), "Nothing's Gonna Stand In Our Way" (Instrumental), "Innocent Hearts", "The Quiet Ones You Gotta Watch") / (writer: "Justice For One" (instrumental), "The Quiet Ones You Gotta Watch")
 1984 Voyage of the Rock Aliens (performer: "My World Is Empty Without You")
 1975-1976 The Don Lane Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 25 May 1976 (1976) ... (performer: "Mandy" - as Johnny Farnham)
- Episode dated 26 May 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "Daniel" - as Johnny Farnham)
 1974-1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes)
- Episode dated 28 October 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "Don't You Know It's Magic" - as Johnny Farnham)
- Episode dated 15 July 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "Midnight at the Oasis" - as Johnny Farnham)
- Episode dated 29 April 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" - as Johnny Farnham)
- Episode dated 30 January 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "Most People I Know (Think That I'm Crazy)" - as Johnny Farnham)
- Episode dated 22 October 1974 (1974) ... (performer: "One Minute Every Hour" - as Johnny Farnham)
 1972-1975 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (performer - 8 episodes)
- Episode dated 12 March 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "My Favourite Occupation" - as Johnny Farnham)
- Episode dated 27 November 1973 (1973) ... (performer: "Shake a Hand" - as Johnny Farnham)
- Episode dated 14 August 1973 (1973) ... (performer: "I Can't Dance to Your Music" - as Johnny Farnham)
- Episode dated 2 August 1973 (1973) ... (performer: "Beautiful City" - as Johnny Farnham)
- Episode dated 3 April 1973 (1973) ... (performer: "Everything Is out of Season" - as Johnny Farnham)
 1974 Countdown (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1974) ... (performer: "Things to Do")
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... (performer: "One Minute Every Hour")
 1973 Ted Hamilton and Johnny Farnham, Together Again for the Very First Time (TV Movie) (performer: "Blue Suede Shoes", "Only You", "Jailhouse Rock", "Chantilly Lace", "See You Later Alligator", "Rock Around the Clock", "Everything Is out of Season" - as Johnny Farnham)
 1969-1970 In Melbourne Tonight (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Moomba Festival 1970 (1970) ... (performer: "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" - as Johnny Farnham)
- Moomba Festival 1969 (1969) ... (performer: "Rose Coloured Glasses" - as Johnny Farnham)
 1969 The Johnny Farnham Special (TV Movie) (performer: "In My Room", "My Yiddishe Momme", "Sunday Will Never Be the Same" - as Johnny Farnham) / (writer: "In My Room")
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Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

'Sadie the Cleaning Lady' which was John's 1967 hit, is one of the most famous songs in Australian history. The audience is always yelling the name of this song at concerts. See more »

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Star Sign:

Cancer

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