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LG: I did. No rubbish. And we had somebody called Dave Clark on tenor and Ian on trumpet. And after that, we were there for about two and a half weeks or something. And I came back and did nothing for the first. He was putting together a band called Plant and that was another set of great musicians. Really terrific people. And we worked around town for a few years and it was during that time that I was approached. I was also starting to do some sessions and Billy Green who worked with Doug Parkinson.
He was the lead guitarist. And he did a lot of sessions and he had recommended me to, in fact it was Bruce Woodley from The Seekers to do a Peters Ice Cream commercial. And that started my session singing days. I did lots of voiceovers, lots of backups for many, many, many other Australian artists. And during that time I was approached by Image Records to record some of my own things. So from until really the late 70s early 80s I was with Image Records. The three of us.
And we had. Hugh Paddle, a wonderful guitarist on guitar and later Ron Pierce also from Adelaide in the Elizabeth days. TLP: Oh okay. There are some good and respected names there.
LG: Yes. And so I worked for them right the way through to the early 90s. In the early nineties I went to Russia with two of my brothers who were singers in London, Colin and Michael, and we did a concert for freedom from hunger. And that was a fabulous trip with some Australian musicians.
George Grifsas on all of the stringed instruments, Colin Hopkins on keyboards, my two brothers, a couple of London musicians, and that was a remarkable experience because that was just at the period when Russia was opening up and that was in Omsk in Siberia. TLP: Oh, I see. Yes, yes. LG: Oh, it was. It was strange.
You could really tell that the people were oppressed and yet wonderful. And shared many fabulous things with us. It was very hard to get things in shops. There was no green vegetables and fruit was certainly not in the shops at all. And this was at the height of summer. But very kind people might sell a bag of their apples from their garden to you. Wonderful things like that. One of my favourite stories from Russia is, we were on the bus going to a concert and there were about 20 of us and we stopped by a roadside store because it was very hot.
No air conditioning in the bus. And they were selling lemonade by the side of the road. He let us buy some. TLP: Now just thinking, Linda. TLP: When did it first occur to you, when did you first realize you had a beautiful voice? LG: Well, of course, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but my mother had a stunning voice.
So what did you do in those days if you had four children? My father played piano by ear. Two of my other brothers, Colin and Michael, of course, were professional musicians. TLP: Better than you? Linda, come on. LG: Absolutely better than me. An absolute natural with technique, everything.
But all of my family sang at some stage or another, although we were raised as Catholics and the Catholic church is great for music and I was in the choir by the time I was seven and I was singing solos by the time I was And, but of course, your parents always want you to have something solid to fall back on.
And my parents were working class. So for working class people that meant a trade. TLP: Yes, exactly. And to sing would have been considered very, very risky I guess. I know that we have the same thing with memories of people like the Beatles and others that were told to get a solid job, but of course. It was an amazing time. And when did you decide to go to Melbourne? Was that around 69? It was late 68 early 69 and at that stage I was a hairdresser at David Jones in the city in Adelaide.
TLP: My mother used to work there. LG: Did she? I may have done her hair. What happened to me was a wonderful opportunity before that. TLP: Oh goodness. And of course, that was nowhere near my range. And so, I sang in a very high voice. He was a lovely guitar player, and we worked together and did a couple of early gigs. TLP: Oh, there would have been rather conservative at that time being Cream.
Whereabouts is that? Is that down near Semaphore? Her parents would have been horrified at the time, but that was one of my first gigs. So I transferred my papers and came over and was hairdressing here for about a year. With Nova Express we had that many jobs. TLP: Well you were incredible because hairdressers, really Linda I think should be given Order of Australia because they do community work.
You talk to people. I was coming in late and a whole lot of other stuff. All of those. My heart was in music. And so I went forward from there and did all kinds of odd jobs from waitressing to domestic servants and all the things that culminated in me being the person I am today. But in between that, when my children were about three, I went back to school part time and I did a B.
And you went on with that for the time. And then do you remember much about that period or did it all seem to happen so quickly? LG: Well, no, I did because I remember a lot about that period.
One of the things that happened to me, which was wonderful, was that I was asked to be the Acid Queen in Tommy. But it was good. TLP: What did you sing in Tommy? What songs? Do you remember what you sang in Tommy? The Acid Queen. I only had one big number. TLP: Oh, did it go down well? But I also was a young mother, I had one child by then, so I was really juggling being a mother and trying to fit in, making money through commercials so that we could all live and also following my heart with music.
TLP: Indeed. LG: They brought them. They did that for the second album, it was. And it was a lot of support for that and yes, that was Step by Step that second album with Image. You went to Sunbury. TLP: So what happened there? But, yes, I did. We performed at Sunbury and that was a fabulous experience. And I ended up not performing at that particular Sunbury, but actually I performed in Sunbury three times. Once as backup for some other people whose names I forget now.
LG: And then the next time it was me as a solo artist and the third time it was supposed to be me as a solo artist, but that fell through at the time. TLP: There were some arguments about you appearing or the order of appearance or something did you say?
LG: The order of appearance. The order appearance. And they kept shuffling us around and shuffling us around and in the end we withdrew. TLP: Yeah, good on you. But you were brilliant because you appealed to so many people. Tell us about that. I did a lot of television work in the early 70s when I came back from Vietnam. In fact, I think it was 72 I actually did a 30 minute. It was black and white still, but they did a half hour.
So no wonder you ended up on TV and maybe the national film and sound archives have got that old black and white. TLP: We would have to hold a party on that. LG: Historical value. And what was your time in Vietnam? Do you remember much about that?
LG: I do. I remember being absolutely shocked when I arrived because there were so many, many young men there and lots of them were really frightened and as I was. And the awful thing was that all of the guys in the orchestra were often sent on the backs of trucks through the jungle to the next concert.
And they flew us in helicopters, strange jungle, to the next thing. And I was frightened. And I thought so many of the young men that were there then had finished up with posttraumatic stress disorders and all kinds of things now. So I think I was right in being scared and worried for them back then. TLP: Yeah, I think a lot of Australians agree with you Linda and a lot of Australians that do good work for veterans, John Schuman included are people that opposed the war.
And I know from personal experience, I thought it was a waste of time, money, and lives and it resulted in so much infliction of damage on the Australian public through the veterans and their families.
Bless them all. Tell us about Japan. And what happened with every year, people like Brian Cadd, and John Farnham had done it before. And so Australian songwriters put songs in to be judged, and then lots of Australian artists like myself sing those songs and then it just so happened that year that it widdled down to me and I got to go too.
And so that was a great experience for me. And it was an honour to be representing Australia. TLP: Did you have an interpreter?
LG: We did have an interpreter who looked after us. How long did you stay in Japan for? LG: I think I was there for about 10 days, two weeks. Now you left teaching music at schools, but do you still teach music yourself on a private level? LG: I teach a couple of friends and they teach me Italian. They learn a lot more about singing than I do TLP: So, what about performing now Linda?
Do you perform singing now? Mostly I look after my grandchildren when I get the opportunity and I spend time with friends. I go to concerts, I go to films, I see friends. And I genuinely do what I like. That sounds absolutely perfect. I was just wondering, perhaps the grandkids, Do you sing to them? LG: I sing to them. I just think that we commend you, Linda, and we thank heaven that your family came out from England because it allowed Australia to help nurture a talent that was always going to be there.
But the right people fell together at the right time to allow your voice to be heard on Australian radio at a time when we needed some really wonderful singers and you delivered for us. So thank you so much for that. LG: Greg, thank you so much. Fanfare Records rectifies this oversight with the twenty song compilation The Best Of Miss Linda George that cherry picks off her two studio LPs and a couple of non-album 45s.
Not surprisingly, her version outsold the Knight original here in Australia. The big time seemed inevitable. The punchier arrangements did nothing to.
A singer who was never afraid to mix up genres, George also used Step By Step to explore some Bacharach slanted Pop in the breezy New York City which had all the sleek charm of middle period Dionne Warwick. We should have heard a lot more of her. For further information visit ratsoftobrukdescendants. When times get tough, as they most definitely are at the moment, we all need hope and a belief that there are organisations and individuals out there who will support us in our time of need.
The current COVID environment is unprecedented in our time and perhaps only our grandparents would fully comprehend such a time in the past. We are having to rely on technology more than ever to cope with this environment. For some of our senior veterans this can be a daunting, stressful and anxious time as they grapple with a limited knowledge of technology and the confines of their own home in isolation from their community.
How do you manage with day to day access to the basic necessities and who is out there to assist? The bonds of brotherhood within the veteran community remain strong and none more evident than the Ex-Military Rehabilitation Centre XMRC located in the northern suburbs of Adelaide adjacent to the Edinburgh Defence Precinct.
The centre forms part of the Peter Badcoe VC Complex along with the northern subbranch of the Vietnam Veterans Association who are co-located on the site. The XMRC has been around for almost three decades in one form or another and has at its core the values of mateship, welfare and support for all veterans and their families.
In these uncertain times the newly appointed Acting CEO, Dion Cowdray, an East Timor veteran, has stepped up to take the initiative and develop a home delivery service for our elderly, socially isolated and vulnerable veterans living in the northern suburbs. In order to sustain the service Dion has established a supply chain through the local Munno Para Foodland, SA Quality Meats and Simply Fresh with the development of a basic care package consisting of everyday groceries, milk, bread and a meat tray.
This service includes a rigorous personal hygiene regimen from start to finish to ensure the protection of both volunteer and veteran with a door to door delivery service that will expand to include the pickup and delivery of personal medications.
To our knowledge there are no other organisations conducting such a service for the veteran community in South Australia, and we commend Dion and his team at the XMRC for the outstanding dedication to our vulnerable and isolated veterans. To find out more about the organisation please visit their website at www.
We got through it, and I was finishing at 9. Accredited in Advanced Life Support, Ashleigh has just begun working in an Airway role in the resuscitation room in the Emergency Department.
The hospital is testing many patients each day. They have a fever clinic and an isolation room for patients awaiting test results. During shifts in the fever clinic the nurses, including Ashleigh, wear multiple pieces of personal protective equipment. As there is no current cure for the virus itself, patients are treated for individual symptoms. The majority of people with COVID will have mild symptoms and will recover without needing hospital care.
Unfortunately, though, some patients will be significantly unwell and will need to be cared for in an Intensive Care Unit. You just become flexible, you adapt and do what you need to do and overcome it. Applications are now open for mid-year entry to The Bachelor of Nursing, starting in June. This is a flawed approach. We can have both privacy and health if the government takes a disciplined approach which builds privacy into these systems from the outset.
There are three main ways the government can use data from our mobile phones in the fight against COVID Second, the government may collect data about our location to enforce quarantine and isolation rules.
In some countries, including China and South Korea, governments have used data from mobile phone networks to track the location of individuals and take action where they have breached isolation rules. The Australian government says it does not plan to use mobile network data to track individuals. Third, data from contact tracing apps can be used to help individuals who test positive for the virus to determine who they have been near — and therefore who they might have infected — in the days leading up to their diagnosis.
The government has announced it plans to publish such an app in the coming weeks, and hopes that all Australians will download and use this app. There is currently significant controversy over the design of this contact tracing app, with even some Liberal MPs announcing they will not be using it.
How do we know what we know about each country? Mary-Louise McLaws: There are reliable online sources that are recording the number of new daily cases, total cases, deaths and recovered case. These reports rely on the reporting of various health organisations around the world. The rapidity of the upwards trajectory of the US, and UK inform us that they have waited too long to insist on droplet related infection control. They have an enormous outbreak management challenge now.
An infected person can, on average spread, this virus to others and in high density cities, even low numbers of infected persons can create a super-spreading event such as we see in New York City. That city has around 19 million people with 80, cases and nearly deaths.
Mask wearing in public in a city this densely populated with 1 case per around people is a reasonable strategy where social distancing cannot be achieved even for only essential outings such as shopping. How reliable is the information? MLM: I would say that the statistics provided by each of the major countries are as close a reflection to the reality within those countries as is possible.
This has told us that these enforced social isolation measures in China have had a positive effect. Because this is such an insidious illness, where people can be completely asymptomatic and still be carrying and spreading the virus, the current testing approach will mask a possible larger number of mild cases.
Our original risk group was the international traveller and with mandatory supervised quarantine of all travellers, we have been able to stop the wider spread into our local community. Of course, we have had clusters where the public have gathered for weddings, meetings and other super spreading event opportunities.
So which countries have responded well to this crisis that we can learn from? MLM: Outside of Wuhan, China is slowly returning to normal after the lockdowns quelled the rising number of cases. South Korea also looked to be in a very bad way at one stage but because of their vigorous testing program — testing not just those with symptoms, but those without — they have really flattened their curve of new cases since early March.
Now we have the border secure we can test the wider community as South Korea and Singapore have. We have a low death rate and this cannot be easily compared with death rates in other countries, China has a smaller proportion of children under 19 years of age and therefore the potential family clusters of cases have focused on the adults, two parents and possibly four older grandparents, while Northern Italy has the oldest population in Europe.
New York City has a larger proportion of vulnerable population with poorer health than we have. Picture: Shutterstock. The key to flattening the curve is social distancing and wider testing. Countries with the highest testing rate per population of the wide community include Iceland, Luxembourg, Norway, Hong Kong and interestingly some eastern European countries like Estonia and Slovenia. MLM: Africa is very difficult to know as it has 54 countries within the continent and all with developing economies and health systems.
The low case numbers may reflect their restricted surveillance resources to recorded cases accurately and rapidly. But a good clue is what is going on in South Africa — which is a significant industrial and economy in Africa while having an over-burdened health system. Perhaps because they had lower imported cases from air traffic with fewer people moving across their borders at a given time. What do you see looking ahead, will the world ever be the same again?
But what I can say is, once this has all passed, it will change everything we know about how we go about managing public health. Locking down borders with supervised quarantining of incoming travellers as an immediate package of containment strategies will not be a new phenomenon and the benefits of initiating these — with social distancing when needed — very early in the outbreak to preserve the internal economy will be easier to understand.
And hopefully, that also means streamline wider testing, having much larger stocks of medical supplies and equipment in reserve, and developing new strategies to make vaccines in a shorter amount of time.
Thankfully, it is able to draw upon its enormous international experience and expertise in responding to emergencies, including large scale outbreaks of disease, to provide vital assistance to communities, healthcare responders, governments and policy-makers.
While children are not the face of this pandemic, they risk becoming the biggest long-term victims of its socio-economic impacts. Already disadvantaged and vulnerable children in remote locations, the poorest neighbourhoods and countries will feel such impacts the most.
Now, UNICEF is undertaking similar research into pandemic experiences among children and young people — at the beginning, mid-way through and as we hopefully near its end. In Vanuatu, for example, UNICEF and partners had already provided communication materials and , essential medical items, when it was suddenly hit by the devastating category 5 Cyclone Harold. UNICEF was able to swing into action, helping the Vanuatu Ministry of Health develop a health sector response plan, distributing essential medicines and devices, midwifery kits, bulk bladders of clean water, dignity kits and tarpaulins.
When it comes to helping with COVID, UNICEF is also hard at work in the massive, densely populated Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, where , people live in bamboo and tarpaulin shelters that do not even have running water or soap. It is made up of people from different islands in Vanuatu. Supplies include 52 tarpaulins, dignity kits, tents, and early childhood development kits to enable children in affected communities to start learning as soon as possible.
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Thousands are facing dire circumstances as the conditions in the camps are expected to dramatically worsen with the onset of the heavy rains. Humanitarian organisations on the ground and the Bangladeshi government are working hard to minimize the risks from landslides, flash floods, water born diseases and ultimately, loss of life.
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Gladys chooses now to pull out her Bond theme, and it still sounds mighty, but she's already helped secure this round for Patti. The feed briefly cuts out from there, and when it returns, Gladys Knight is already midway through belting her signature hit with the Pips, "Midnight Train to Georgia.
Put my right song on the teleprompter! Gladys Knight and the Pips' "Friendship Train". Then, it's time for the two to get on board with Gladys' topical "Friendship Train" from a half-century ago, a piercing Norman Whitfield production which Gladys rightly points out is "still [true] for today.
Gladys offers a message of political hopefulness, before the the cool breeze of the opening bars of "Neither One of Us" comes blowing through the set, and Gladys loses herself singing along to one of her all-time greatest hits, eventually getting out of her seat as well. Can't choose against either of these.Comment: Still sealed, GLADYS KNIGHT & PIPS: every beat of my heart LP, PICKWICK /5(2).