26 May 2017

Great album: Whispering Jack by John Farnham

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:40 pm on 26 May 2017

Whispering Jack is the second biggest selling album in Australia, (after Meatloaf's Bat Out of Hell) and the first to be released on CD in 1986. Farnham had been a teen idol during the 1960s but his career had tanked save for a short, and largely unsuccessful, stint with the Little River Band. Re branding the "New" John Farnham turned out to be a difficult task and his manager Glenn Wheatley was forced to mortgage his own house to fund the album project.