Scene News: 3XY Top 40 – Live at MEMO Music Hall – this Sunday 27 Rocktober 3:00pm


In the 70s and early 80s, 3XY dominated Melbourne’s radio airwaves. On Friday each week the Top 40 hits were announced – our amazing line-up of artists will perform the TOP 20 from Oct 26 1979 LIVE at At MEMO on Sunday 27 Rocktober, 40 Years to the week.

And what a collection of songs it was from a time when…… Carlton won the grand final, Malcolm Fraser was prime minister, Philip Silleny attempted to hijack a TAA aircraft near Brisbane but was disarmed by hostess Esme Qazim and other crew and the American space station Skylab crashed in Esperance, Western Australia………and the 3XY Top 20 was

1   Hot Summer Nights, Night

2   Born To Be Alive, Patrick Hernandez

3   I Don’t Like Mondays, The Boomtown Rats

4   We Don’t Talk Anymore, Cliff Richard

5   Let’s Go, The Cars

6   I Was Made for Lovin You, Kiss

7   Boogie Woogie Dancin’ Shoes, Claudja Barry

8   Gold, John Stewart

9   My Sharona, The Knack

10 The Nips Are Getting Bigger, Mental as Anything

11 Hello, This is Joannie, Paul Evens

12 Are ‘Friends’ Electric, Tubeway Army

13 Don’t Bring Me Down, ELO

14 Girls Talk, Dave Edmunds

15 Tusk, Fleetwood Mac

16 Halfway Hotel, Voyager

17 Some Girls, Racy

18 One Way Ticket, Eruption

19 Up There Cazaly, The Two Man Band

20 The Main Event/ Fight, Barbra Streisand

Time: Doors open 3pm, Music from 4pm

Premium seats: $55+bf, A-Reserve seats: $45+bf, General Admission: $35+bf, General Admission at door: $40 (if available)

Venue: MEMO Music Hall, 88 Acland Street St Kilda