Molly Meldrum

Ian 'Molly' Meldrum was born in 1943. Described as 'the single most important person in the Australian pop industry for 40 years', he is best known as the host, talent co-ordinator, on-air interviewer and music news presenter on Countdown from 1974-1987. He has also worked as music critic, journalist, musical entrepreneur and record producer. He hosted the Australian leg of Live Aid in July 1985 and was subsequently made a Member of the Order of Australia. Molly lives in Richmond, Victoria. He is a passionate supporter of both the St Kilda Football Club and The Melbourne Storm NRL team.

Books by Molly Meldrum

The Never, Um, Ever Ending Story

Published: June 2017

Molly Meldrum's warm, vivid, often hilarious and always compelling account of life in and out of Countdown.

Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect

Published: November 2016

A book of hilarious real-life anecdotes from Molly Meldrum, one of Australia's best-loved personalities.

The Never, Um, Ever Ending Story

Published: February 2016

Molly Meldrum's warm, vivid, often hilarious and always compelling account of life in and out of Countdown.

The Never, Um, Ever Ending Story

Published: November 2015

Molly Meldrum's warm, vivid, often hilarious and always compelling account of life in and out of Countdown.

The Never, Um, Ever Ending Story

Published: November 2014

Molly Meldrum's warm, vivid, often hilarious and always compelling account of life in and out of Countdown.

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