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Audio Update 14/04/2022

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COPYRIGHT DISCLAIMER

**All audio related to this project was dubbed and restored by Frankster at Digi Spells Media, Sydney in 2020 and 2021. This audio is provided for promotional and entertainment purposes only. Thankyou to James Sparkes for supplying all material for us to work on and restore.

**This is the first week of our trip into another part of the vault which involves Ken Sparkes based material – tapes with him on them, other tapes involving him, and those he kept in his own archive. We hope you enjoy it all! This week’s update is a day early due to Easter.


Ken Sparkes interviews Glen Campbell – 1974
Dur: 29’26”, Mono, 13.8 MB
Audio credit: KJS Enterprises


Ken Sparkes chats to Don Turner of Capitol, Russell Morris and John Farrar
Dur: 28’00”, Mono, 13.1 MB
Audio credit: KJS Enterprises


3UZ Jingles Reel
Dur: 8’37”, Mono, 4.0 MB
Audio credit: RSN/HRV

1. Tones – 1 kHz, 10 kHz, 1 kHz 2. 3UZ acapella jingles, then leader 3. More 3UZ jingles


Neil Diamond interview, edited segments 1 to 12
Dur: 16’01”, Mono, 7.5 MB
Audio credit: KJS Enterprises


3UZ 1974 – Ken Sparkes interviews Mike McClennan
Dur: 31’49”, Mono, 14.9 MB
Audio credit: RSN/HRV/KJS Enterprises


Johnny Chester interview bits for Ken Sparkes
Dur: 12’57”, Mono, 6.0 MB
Audio credit: KJS Enterprises

Video Update 08/04/2022

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The year is 1979 and we have quite a bit to get through with this year! Here’s part 6:

1979 TVC’s/Idents/Promos part 6

1. #051 Flora Margarine ‘a day begins’ version (1:00)
2. #052 9 CSA – Spastic Society NSW sir cecil looker (0:31)
3. #053 9 Miniseries Promo – Testimony of Two Men (0:30)
4. #054 Coffee-Mate coffee whiteners with Denise Drysdale (0:30)
5. #055 Papa Giuseppi frozen pizzas (0:29)
6. #056 Amex Travellers Cheques with Karl Malden (ma vaffangolooo at 0’11”) (0:30)
7. #057 Devondale Long Life Cream (0:29)
8. #058 Sir Robert Menzies memorial trust national appeal 3 min (3:04)
9. #059 9 Promo ‘Hawaii Five-O’ fading to 9 ID ‘we’re the one’ Ken Sparkes voiceover (019) (0:18)
10. #060 British Airways holidays (0:59)

Dur: 8’21”, 38.7 MB, Mono

COPYRIGHT DISCLAIMER

**All audio related to this project was dubbed and restored by Frankster at Digi Spells Media, Sydney, June 20th to August 6th 2021. To enable the use of the airchecks intact and not in scoped form, they are presented here for promotional and entertainment purposes only. My thanks to all networks involved, and to David who supplied all the tapes for us to work on and restore.

**This is the last week of the David Rogerson collection! Next week we start with more from the vault of Ken Sparkes.


2OO – July 4th 1980
Dur: 27’39”, Mono, 12.9 MB
Audio credit: WIN Corp


3XY Timeshift (morning/arvo/drive/nights compile)
Dur: 2 hr 1 min, Mono, 57 MB
Audio credit: Nine Entertainment Co.


2UE: John Laws the final day – November 30th 2007
Dur: 92’36”, Mono, 43.4 MB
Audio credit: Ace Radio

**Of course we all know now that it wasn’t his final day on air after all. This aircheck also continues on to Afternoons with John Stanley to the end of the tape.


2AY Nights – May 18th 1983
Dur: 89’10”, Mono, 41.8 MB
Audio credit: Ace Radio


2AY Melbourne Cup Breakfast
Dur: 91’08”, Mono, 42.7 MB
Audio credit: Ace Radio

Video Update 01/04/2022

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The year is 1979 and we have quite a bit to get through with this year! Here’s part 5:

1979 TVC’s/Idents/Promos part 5

1. #041 Brashs ‘right on mister B’ jazzy soundtrack (0:59)
2. #042 Lufthansa – Jane von Sponeck, stewardess (0:30)
3. #043 Levi’s Cords disco soundtrack (0:30)
4. #044 The Brokers life insurance (1:00)
5. #045 Foster Clark’s quick custard mix (0:30)
6. #046 Sorbent Extra! toilet paper (0:29)
7. #047 Pine O’Cleen (1:00)
8. #048 CSR Wunderlich Windows (0:59)
9. #049 Smarties Fun Bag (0:30)
10. #050 Morley Ford (0:29)

Dur: 6’52”, 39.3 MB, Mono

COPYRIGHT DISCLAIMER

**All audio related to this project was dubbed and restored by Frankster at Digi Spells Media, Sydney, June 20th to August 6th 2021. To enable the use of the airchecks intact and not in scoped form, they are presented here for promotional and entertainment purposes only. My thanks to all networks involved, and to David who supplied all the tapes for us to work on and restore.


2CH Aircheck 1984
Dur: 30’24”, Mono, 14.2 MB
Audio credit: Pacific Star Network


2UW John Laws – Parts 6 and 7
Dur: 56’43”, Mono, 26.5 MB
Audio credit: ARN

**This is very likely a continuation of the earlier tapes of John Laws elsewhere on this site**


2AY with Dave Rogerson
Dur: 60’40”, Mono, 28.4 MB
Audio credit: Ace Radio


2AY with John Napier – June 26th 1983
Dur: 44’38”, Mono, 20.9 MB
Audio credit: Ace Radio


Double O Jingle Roughs – November 6th 1978
Dur: 3’17”, Mono, 1.5 MB
Audio credit: Not known


4KQ Pointers x3
Dur: 2’33”, Stereo, 1.8 MB
Audio credit: ARN

Video Update 25/03/2022

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The year is 1979 and we have quite a bit to get through with this year! Here’s part 4:

1979 TVC’s/Idents/Promos part 4

1. #031 Sigma Relief cough syrup (0:29)
2. #032 9 Promo – Mork and Mindy fading to 9 ID ‘We’re the one’ (0:18)
3. #033 Meadow Lea Margarine jenny lee and others (0:59)
4. #034 Lombard Bank (1:00)
5. #035 Aura Laundry Liquid (0:29)
6. #036 Mateus Wines (0:30)
7. #037 Pure New Wool (0:59)
8. #038 Milk It Instead (slightly different to telmak ads album version) (0:30)
9. #039 Disprin (0:30)
10. #040 The Age real estate classifieds (0:59)

Dur: 6’41”, 42.8 MB, Mono

COPYRIGHT DISCLAIMER

**All audio related to this project was dubbed and restored by Frankster at Digi Spells Media, Sydney, June 20th to August 6th 2021. To enable the use of the airchecks intact and not in scoped form, they are presented here for promotional and entertainment purposes only. My thanks to all networks involved, and to David who supplied all the tapes for us to work on and restore.


2UW Top 40 Countdown with Andy Reid
Dur: 26’56”, Mono, 12.6 MB
Audio credit: ARN


2SM: The Gibson & Moore Show (Mike Gibson and George Moore) – June 22nd 1977
Dur: 60’14”, Mono, 28.2 MB
Audio credit: SRN/BOG


2WS Sizzle Tape – May 17th 1999
Dur: 4’42”, Stereo, 3.3 MB
Audio credit: ARN


2WS Mornings – March 15th 2001
Dur: 59’47”, Stereo, 42 MB
Audio credit: ARN


2SM Mornings – March 18th 1999
Dur: 58’32”, Mono, 27.4 MB
Audio credit: SRN/BOG


2SM AM Stereo – June 3rd 1984
Dur: 30’21”, Stereo, 21.3 MB
Audio credit: SRN/BOG

Video Update 18/03/2022

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The year is 1979 and we have quite a bit to get through with this year! Here’s part 3:

1979 TVC’s/Idents/Promos part 3

1. #021 Datsun Stanza (0:30)
2. #022 7 Promo – The Norman Gunston Show (0:36)
3. #023 Bushells makes the tea that makes you day (1:00)
4. #024 Mazda – Don’t you know it’s mazda (0:30)
5. #025 Cadbury Whole Nut bars (0:30)
6. #026 Claytons – the drink you have when you’re not having a drink (0:25)
7. #027 9 Promo – 60 Minutes (0:31)
8. #028 Cadbury Dairy Milk family blocks (table tennis) (0:31)
9. #029 Victoria winter promotion (0:30)
10. #030 Blue Omo vox pop (0:30)

Dur: 5’34”, 31.7 MB, Mono

COPYRIGHT DISCLAIMER

**All audio related to this project was dubbed and restored by Frankster at Digi Spells Media, Sydney, June 20th to August 6th 2021. To enable the use of the airchecks intact and not in scoped form, they are presented here for promotional and entertainment purposes only. My thanks to all networks involved, and to David who supplied all the tapes for us to work on and restore.


2UW with Andy Reid
Dur: 1 hr 33 min, Mono, 43.9 MB
Audio credit: ARN


2UW with Ron E Sparks
Dur: 30’36”, Mono, 14.3 MB
Audio credit: ARN


3KZ Breakfast with Pete ‘n’ Liz
Dur: 30’34”, Mono, 14.3 MB
Audio credit: ARN


2OO first night with Dave Rogerson – January 1st 1979
Dur: 26’28”, Mono, 12.4 MB
Audio credit: WIN Corp


2WS “Jox Detox” Weekend with Greg Henricks and Glenn Daniel – November 2000
Dur: 45’02”, Stereo, 31.9 MB
Audio credit: ARN


2WS with Dave Rogerson – November 4th 2000 Hour 2
Dur: 43’25”, Stereo, 30.5 MB
Audio credit: ARN

Video Update 11/03/2022

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The year is 1979 and we have quite a bit to get through with this year! Here’s part 2:

1979 TVC’s/Idents/Promos part 2

1. #011 Fletcher Jones Winter Clothing (0:30)
2. #012 Aziza Mascaras (0:30)
3. #013 Katies ‘see you at your katies store’ (0:30)
4. #014 Kellogg’s Special K (0:30)
5. #015 7 Movie Promo – The Odessa File (0:35)
6. #016 Flake Chocolate (0:30)
7. #017 Milk It Instead going to bed version (0:30)
8. #018 Snuggles Nappies extra thick (0:30)
9. #019 Dimplex Heaters (0:30)
10. #020 Scotties Savings Carnival (0:30)

Dur: 5’11”, 26.1 MB, Mono

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