Festival - Six O'Clock Rock - LL-30,078 Majestic Compilations

Six O’Clock Rock – LL-30,078

Lee Gordon (through Festival)

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Track Listing

Rock Time – JOHNNY O’KEEFE
Yes, Indeed – DELLTONES (THE)
I Found a New Love – LONNIE LEE
Golden Rocket – IAN CRAWFORD
Dance With Me – FAUNS (THE)
Doreen – JOHNNY DEVLIN

Don’t You Worry ‘Bout That – BARRY STANTON
Mr. Blue – CRESCENTS (THE)
Sweet Thing – BOOKA HYLAND
Straight Flush – DEE JAYS (THE)
Hey Sheriff – JOHNNY REBB
Bells, Bells, Bells – ALLEN BROTHERS (THE)
Save the Last Dance For Me – JOHNNY O’KEEFE

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Festival

Festival was one of the major Australian record companies. After a few ownership changes in the 1950s, stable ownership occurred under Rupert Murdoch. Their first compilations were tie ins with the popular TCN 9 television show Bandstand. Festival pressed records for multiple labels, and had Australia’s biggest stable of popular talent.

To get some sense of the scale of Festival you only need to look at the number of presses in operation. There were 26 of them producing about 900 records each day. That’s around 6.5 million discs per year. This was when the population of Australia was around 12 million people. (ABS – 1966)

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