Midnight Oil - Used & Abused (1977)





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Published on Mar 17, 2007

Music from Australia and New Zealand in the year 1977:

Midnight Oil performing live the track 'Used & Abused', which would later appear on the 1978 album 'Midnight Oil' (aka 'The Blue Meanie').

Note: This is Midnight Oil's first television appearance on a short-lived ABC-TV program titled Flashez, which was screened during 1976 and 1977. This clip captures the fledging unsigned band and was it was filmed at War and Peace in Parramatta, Sydney (thanx Consie for info). Although difficult to see, Peter Garrett actually has hair on his head.

Band Origin: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Track: Used & Abused
Album: Midnight Oil
Composed By: Rob Hirst - Jim Morginie
Produced By:
Label: Powderworks
Chart Position:
Release Date:
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midnight...
- http://www.midnightoil.com/
- http://www.howlspace.com.au/en/midnig...


Peter Garrett -- Vocals
[ Farm (1973-1976) -- Midnight Oil (1976-2002) ]

Rob Hirst - Drums
[ Schwampy Moose-- Farm (1973-1976) -- Midnight Oil (1977-2002) -- Ghostwriters (1991-1992) -- Backsliders -- The Angry Tradesmen -- Hirst and Greene -- The Break ]

Andrew James - Bass
[ Farm (1973-1976) -- Midnight Oil (1976-1980) ]

Jim Moginie - Guitar
[ Farm (1973-1976) -- Midnight Oil (1976-2002) -- solo (2007) -- The Break ]

Martin Rotsey - Guitar
[ Midnight Oil (1976-2002) -- Angry Tradesmen -- The Break ]

NZOZ NZOZ1977 1977 Australia Late Seventies 1970's 1970s 70's 70s

Extended Tags: Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst, Jim Morginie, Martin Rotsey, Andrew 'James' Bear, Gary Morris

Musical Terms: Rock, Pub, Aussie, Old Australian Band

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