Simon Says – NA663

Various Artists – Simon Townsend

K-tel

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Track Listing

Simon Say’s – SIMON TOWNSEND
They’re Coming To Take Me Away – JERRY SAMUELS AKA NAPOLEAN XIV
Along Came Jones – COASTERS (THE)
Rubber Duckie – HARV NORMAN
The Birds and the Bees – JEWEL ATKENS
Mah-Na-Mah-Na – PIERO UMILANI
Bread and Butter – NEWBEATS (THE)
Running Bear – JOHNNY PRESTON
Fernando – ABBA
My Old Man’s A Dustman – LONNIE DONEGAN
Charlie Brown – COASTERS (THE)
Western Movies – OLYMPICS (THE)
Yummy Yummy – OHIO EXPRESS
Pap-Oom-Mow-Mow – RIVINGTONS (THE)
Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour On The Bedpost Overnight – LONNIE DONEGAN
Rubber Ball – BOBBY VEE
It’s My Party – LESLEY GORE
Peppermint Twist – JOEY LEE and the STARLIFTERS
Little Red Ridding Hood – SAM THE SHAM and the PHAROHS

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Simon Townsend (born 1945) was a journalist and children’s television host from 1979 to 1988. His show Simon Townsend’s Wonder World, became quite popular not just as children’s show but also for adults. It featured light stories from around Australia for various reporters. Simon had a bloodhound, named Woodrow, that always appeared with him. He suffered at least 5 strokes, but is still alive.

Simon Townsend in 1982

K-tel

Although there were many compilations before, K-tel – initially trading as Majestic in Australia – began the trend to heavy marketing of compilations and samplers in the late 1960s…

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