Many rockers of the Seventies & Eighty's would remember the impact that Donnie Sutherland made on the music industry when he introduced the award winning Channel 7 hit music show "Sounds Unlimited" - which famously later become known as "SOUNDS".
The history of "Sounds" began in 1975, the day of colour television and continued its success till 1988.It spanned more on-air hours of entertainment than any other television music show in Australian History
Multi - Media personality Donnie Sutherland who had many years experience as a DJ on four different radio shows one of them being a London radio station was its host and executive producer.
He also wrote for a top music magazine (GO SET) and he wrote regular music columns in the Sun Herald. TV Soap and Video hits, and in 1984 "Sounds" was awarded a BRONZE award at the New York Film & Video Awards in "The Best Music Show" in the World Category.
In 2003 Donnie was awarded Australia's Centenary Award, His showcasing and support for Australian Music Talent made many of our Aussie acts the Aussie Legends they are today.
With over 5,000 of the world's celebrated music, movie and sports personalities interviewed by Donnie, with International guests including the likes of Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Cliff Richard, Madonna, Boy George and Deborah Harry, it was essential viewing to keep up with the latest in what was happening in the world of music.
The hit show was watched by a massive encompassing audience of 60 - 80% of television viewers on 120 stations across Australia.Donnie Sutherland became an Australian Icon which earned him the honour of the Order of Australia (OAM) on Australia Day 2000.
There's no doubt there was some great music from 1975 - 1988 - and all those memories are about to come flooding back with a new LIVE Show "DONNIE SUTHERLAND'S SUPERSTARS OF SOUNDS" it's 2 hours of non stop Aussie hits featuring Original artists who were on " Sounds", such as - Swanee, Ray Burgess, Marty Rhone, Billy Field, Kevin Johnson, Normie Rowe, Renee Geyer, Russell Morris, Angry Anderson, Stevie Wright, The Angels etc & hosted by the man himself Donnie Sutherland.
For more than a decade Saturday mornings in front of the television were a ritual for thousands of young Australians who turned into "Donnie Sutherland's Sounds".
"THIS GREAT NEW SHOW WILL TRANSPORT YOU BACK TO A TIME BEFORE ipods" !
"Book this great new show NOW and experience Australian Music History" !
WITH DONNIE SUTHERLAND - SATURDAY NIGHT 9TH AUGUST 2008.
Cruise Sydney Harbour & Ben Maiorana Entertainment are proud to present Donnie Sutherland and some of the Stars of his hit music show "Sounds" & Aussie Music Legends from the 70's and 80's to Rock the $5 Million Dollar luxurious " Bella Vista " on Sydney Harbour .
DEPART STAR CITY WHARF AT 7PM - RETURN STAR CITY 11PM
THE COST OF THE CRUISE, COCKTAIL MENU, BEVERAGE AND EXCLUSIVE SHOW
$165 PER PERSON
GUEST ARTISTS INCLUDE -
SWANEE, MARTY RHONE, RAY BURGESS, BREWSTER BROS from THE ANGELS, ALAN LANCASTER (STATUS QUO ) DONNIE SUTHERLAND & OTHER GUESTS AND FEATURING THE SUPERSTAR BAND.
SYDNEY HARBOUR WILL ROCK WITH THESE AUSSIE MUSIC LEGENDS AS THEY WILL BE PERFORMING THEIR HITS & THE GREAT HITS FROM -
SKYHOOKS, DRAGON, AC/DC, QUEEN, STATUS QUO, BRYAN FERRY, THE ANGELS,THE EAGLES, POLICE, TINA TURNER, ROLLING STONES, JOHNNY O'KEEFE + much, much more.
MEMORABILIA AUCTION & RAFFLE
EACH SUPERSTAR OF SOUNDS WILL DONATE AN ITEM WITH PROCEEDS GOING TO DONNIE SUTHERLAND'S AND THE SUPERSTARS OF SOUNDS FAVOURITE CHARITIES.
BOOK EARLY AS THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT VERY QUICKLY -
COME AND PARTY WITH US AND TOGETHER WE WILL MAKE THIS A NIGHT TO REMEMBER !
CONTACT - CRUISE SYDNEY HARBOUR.COM - 1300 551 804