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Dave Faulkner of Hoodoo Gurus Performing at the EG Awards Launch - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Dave Faulkner of Hoodoo Gurus Performing at the EG Awards Launch - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Hoodoo Gurus To Join EG Hall Of Fame

by Paul Cashmere on October 7, 2011

in News

Hoodoo Gurus will join The EG Hall of Fame at The EG Awards in November.

Dave Faulkner of Hoodoo Gurus Performing at the EG Awards Launch - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Dave Faulkner of Hoodoo Gurus Performing at the EG Awards Launch - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

After forming in 1981, Hoodoo Gurus drove out pop-rock gems like ‘Bittersweet’, ‘Like Wow-Wipeout’, ‘I Want You Back’ and ‘Miss Freelove ‘69’.

The previous inductees in the EG Hall of Fame were Paul Kelly, Painters and Dockers, Died Pretty, Kim Salmon and TISM.

The show this year will feature Stonefield and the EG-All Stars featuring Pete Luscombe, Dan Luscombe, Ash Naylor and Bill McDonald.

Nominations are no open for the awards.

Nominees for this year’s eight reader-voted awards are:
BEST NEW TALENT: Big Scary; Brous; Husky; Kimbra; King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard; Lanie Lane;

BEST GROUP: Architecture In Helsinki; Art vs Science; Boy & Bear; Cut Copy; Eskimo Joe; Grinderman;
Sand Pebbles; Little Red; The Drones; The Jezabels; The Living End; The Panics; Wagons

BEST FEMALE ARTIST: Abbe May; Adalita; Amaya Laucirica; Clare Bowditch; Holly Throsby; Jane Badler; Kimbra; Lanie Lane; Laura Jean; Megan Washington; Paris Wells; Sophia Brous

BEST MALE ARTIST: Ben Salter; Drapht; Gurrumul; Gotye; Jack Ladder; Jordie Lane; Mark Seymour; Mick Harvey; Mike Noga; Pete Murray; Phrase; Ron S. Peno; Tim Rogers

BEST ALBUM: Adalita Adalita; Boy & Bear; Cut Copy; Gotye; HTRK; Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders, Jordie Lane Blood Thinner; Oh Mercy; Ron S. Peno and the Superstitions; Sand Pebbles; Skipping Girl Vinegar; The Living End; The Panics; Wagons

BEST SONG: Adalita; Architecture In Helsinki; Brous; Drapht; Gotye (featuring Kimbra); Jack Ladder; Oh Mercy; Oscar & Martin , Phrase; Sand Pebbles; Teeth & Tongue; The Grates; The Panics; Washington

BEST VICTORIAN/LOCAL ACT: Black Cab; Blue King Brown; Children Collide; Dave Graney & the Lurid Yellow Mist; Eagle and the Worm; Graveyard Train; Oh Mercy; Ron S Peno & the Superstitions; Sand

BEST TOUR: Blondie/Pretenders (Palais, A Day On the Green); Faust (Forum); Gorillaz (Rod Laver); Grace Jones (Palais); Grinderman (Palace/BDO); Jim Jones Revue (Corner/BDO); Kinky Friedman and Van Dyke Parks (Prince/Toff); Kyuss Lives! (Palace); Primal Scream’s Screamadelica (Forum/BDO); Pulp (Festival Hall); Roxy Music (Rod Laver); Randy Newman (State Theatre); Sun Ra Arkestra (Forum, Kelvin Club, Fed Square); Swans (Forum/East Brunswick Club); Toots & the Maytals (Palace); The National (Palais/Falls)

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