Darlo's Rock'N'Roll History

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From the mid ’60s to the late ’80s, French’s was a live music venue on Oxford St, Darlinghurst, home to a conga line of musical styles: jazz, blues, R&B, folk rock, hard rock, hardcore and punk.

From the mid ’60s to the late ’80s, French’s was a live music venue on Oxford St, Darlinghurst, home to a conga line of musical styles: jazz, blues, R&B, folk rock, hard rock, hardcore and punk.


Produced by Hugh Liney and Ashley Russell for Gti Media Written by Hugh Liney and Frank Cotterell Research by Frank Cotterell Design by Cameron Moss for Millmaine Entertainment Original Poster Artwork by Warwick Gilbert Radio Birdman Blitzkrieg; and Sheona White Mental as Anything from Plastered: The Poster Art of Australian Popular Music by Murray Walding with Nick Vukovic Thanks to Dr Rock at Mojo Music, Rob Younger, Martin Plaza, Andy Anderson, Terry Darmody, Peter Simpson, Jim Blackfoot, Mark Gerber, Stuart Matchett and Tim Ritchie.

Produced by Hugh Liney and Ashley Russell for Gti Media Written by Hugh Liney and Frank Cotterell Research by Frank Cotterell Design by Cameron Moss for Millmaine Entertainment Original Poster Artwork by Warwick Gilbert Radio Birdman Blitzkrieg; and Sheona White Mental as Anything from Plastered: The Poster Art of Australian Popular Music by Murray Walding with Nick Vukovic Thanks to Dr Rock at Mojo Music, Rob Younger, Martin Plaza, Andy Anderson, Terry Darmody, Peter Simpson, Jim Blackfoot, Mark Gerber, Stuart Matchett and Tim Ritchie.