Molly Meldrum

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Birthday
29, 1943
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Influential Australian music journalist and producer who has produced hit singles like "The Real Thing" for Russell Morris. He wrote for the pop music publication Go-Set for nearly a decade before becoming the creator and host of the wildly popular music TV show Countdown.

Before Fame

He got his start in the music business as a roadie for the band The Groop.

Trivia

His production of Russell Morris' "The Real Thing" cost $10,000, making it the most expensive single ever produced in Australia to that point.

Family Life

His younger brother Brian is a former sports journalist. His youngest brother Robert is a director and actor.

Associated With

He has been friends with Skyhooks guitarist Red Symons.