The Four Kinsmen

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The Four Kinsmen

Post by foolhardycousingeorge » Mon Oct 20, 2008 6:42 pm

I think the first toilet break on Series One of The Late Show was The Four Kinsmen performing Green Door.

I was reminded of this because whilst on holidays in Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast, I was watching one of those local travel programs, and saw an advertisement for The Four Kinsmen. They're still around, performing at Leagues Clubs and RSLs in Queensland.

The voice over referred to them as 'Queensland Legends.'
".....that's what's ahead here on Martin Molloy; the only radio show with an inner core of sphagnum."

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Post by Boots » Mon Oct 20, 2008 7:20 pm

They also flooded the local TV station here as well (BTV 6/Vic TV.....now known as WIN) back in the 80's and 90's.....tho i haven't seen any advertising for them on the tube for yonks!

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Post by Mason Hell-Cat » Tue Oct 21, 2008 1:18 pm

Please note, it is not the original Four Kinsmen that are still travelling.
I think it is only one of the originals nowadays.

My mate's Dad was in the original group (!!!), and in the D-Gen parody 'Cop Killer', Tony Martin played his part!!!
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Re: The Four Kinsmen

Post by foolhardycousingeorge » Thu Aug 27, 2009 1:53 pm

I recall that around the early eighties, the then lineup of the Four Kinsmen were semi regular guest stars on Young Talent Time.

They did an act using Muppet style puppets of Australian animals.
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Post by Mason Hell-Cat » Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:06 am

Oh we must find that footage! Sounds excellent!
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Re: The Four Kinsmen

Post by foolhardycousingeorge » Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:06 am

Mason Hell-Cat wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:06 am
Oh we must find that footage! Sounds excellent!
This is a montage. Among the clips Johnny Young is seen introducing the group on YTT, but the full performance isn't shown.

[youtube=]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YNSjRg648U[/youtube]
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Re: The Four Kinsmen

Post by foolhardycousingeorge » Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:50 am

Yes, probably. The Four Kinsmen appeared on YTT in around 1983. I think the performance was the same as the one you linked to. Thanks for finding it.

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