The Countdown Memories website has all the official ABC run sheets for all the Countdown episodes, but does anyone have them for all the Rock Arena episodes?
I'm planning to set up a "reverse lookup" for Countdown and Rock Arena episodes, i.e. you look up the name of a band, and it will tell you what songs/videos were played on Countdown or Rock Arena and when.
But to do that I need the Rock Arena run sheets. Any help appreciated. You can email me at bj at bc dot id dot au. Thanks!
You might have some luck contacting the ABC as they did sell the Countdown ones to Jason for this site and Troy got the ones for the early deleted Countdowns so I would suspect that the source would be the best bet.
I got a fair few random ones off TARA but there is only about one quarter of episodes archived there.
I'm hoping that the Sharon O'Neill episode gets aired next Retro.
I did buy them from the ABC!!!
^ Out of curiosity, what did they charge?
If only they'd 'sell' us a copy of the Rage catalogue.
I paid $165.00!
^ Whilst not 'cheap', not as much as I was expecting actually...
I wonder if they'd sell a copy of the Rage red book?
Well, there goes the idea of anyone creating a Rock Arena website. I was thinking of doing this, if I could obtain the info of the episodes. Pointless if you can't share the information. Jason, this website will be PRICELESS in years to come. IMO it is now!
Unless others are willing to part with $170, Guru, it looks like you'll be requesting the Rock Arena episodes for retro January in the coming years.
I see on the rage playlist this Saturday night, they are showing J.J. Cale live from 1982, taken from Rock Arena. Screening from 5.00am - 5.22am. Even though J.J. Cale doesn't excite me, it is great to get some of a Rock Arena episode from 1982. Is this the first time they have shown RA content from '82?
Guru, do you have info on this episode?
Sorry, I'm assuming it's live, even though it doesn't say so.
It was the footage from that 1982 Rock Arena that Rage showed last night. Nice of them to forget to put the watermark on for all but the last 3 minutes.
NICE! I forgot to record it. So they showed all the bits and pieces? NICE!
Guru, I see rage are playing another Rock Arena this Saturday night - 'A Night With Lou Reed'. Do you know when this episode was originally shown?
Rock Arena December 7 1985
SUZANNE DOWLING PRESENTS SPECIAL ROCK ARENA 'A NIGHT WITH LOU REED',BASED ON A CONCERT RECORDED LIVE AT THE BOTTOM LINE IN NEW YORK CITY. REED SINGS 'SWEET JANE','I'M WAITING FOR THE MAN','MARTIAL LAW','DON'T TALK TO ME ABOUT WORK','WOMEN','WAVES OF FEAR','WILD SIDE','TURN OUT THE LIGHTS','NEW AGE','KILL YOUR SONS','SATELLITE OF LOVE','WHITE LIGHT WHITE HEAT' & 'ROCK N ROLL'
Thanks. I should have recorded it just to see Suzanne Dowling.