Re: Newcastle Gang Show 1998
Mark McCormack (email@example.com)
Mon May 11 05:47:17 1998
Australia Also has Gang Shows, the Most well known one is the Melbourne Gang
Show. I believe that New Zealand has them as well.
Ralf Reader first started Gang Shows way back when, and in Australia we have
a policy of including several songs written by Ralph Reader in Every Gang
Show that is performed in Australia. I myself have participated in 5.
At 10:12 10/05/98 CST6CDT, you wrote:
>I have had much pleasure this week watching the Gang Show where i've been
doing a bit of stewarding (and joining in with the songs). My knowledge of
the history of such events is limited but I have heard the names Ralf Reader
and Ted Potts and know that newcastle is the 3rd oldest Gang show in existence.
>Does any one know anymore than this and if so could they please tell us?
>Are there any up and coming?
>Does everywhere in the world still sing "We're Riding along on the crest of
>Is the saying "Every night of every year a gangshow is playing somewhere" true?
>Personally I have never won a red Kneckerchief but will try next year.