Retro Rage… the tradition continues

countdown_0002It’s been happening each January for many years, and 2015 is no exception. Rage is once again digging up the ABC archive for its annual retro month, starting tonight.

Kicking off retro month this year are six Countdown episodes — one episode from each of 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985 and 1986 — and a few extras thrown in.


COUNTDOWN October 12th, 1980 (Hall and Oats) (Rage)
COUNTDOWN April 26th, 1981 (Steve Kilbey) (Rage)
COUNTDOWN November 21st, 1982 (Jo Jo Zep and Jane Clifton) (Rage)
JO JO ZEP AND THE FALCONS – Live On Countdown Shape I’m In (Mushroom)
COUNTDOWN November 11th, 1984 (Austen Tayshus) (Rage)


AUSTEN TAYSHUS Xenaphobia (Independent)


COUNTDOWN November 10th, 1985 (Koo De Tah) (Rage)
COUNTDOWN December 21st, 1986 (Greedy Smith, Kim Wilde, OMD) (Rage)

Rage Retro Month, 12.15am tonight/Sunday morning and continues every Saturday night/Sunday morning in January. ABC

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