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Quotes by or about John....

John........
The Last Time Press Conference: I'm not retiring, I'm just never going to undergo a major tour ever again.

Frank Thring.........
It doesn't matter who the people are, he likes them, and they adore John.

Bert Newton..........
He's an awesome talent who just gets better with time

Tommy Emmanuel.........
He's the greatest pop singer in the world. Well, he's God showing off really.

Tom Jones...........
John has a great voice

Jimmy Barnes......
He's obviously a great singer. I don't think there's anyone in the world that can sing as good

Don Lane..........
John Farnham belongs in a big room in Vegas

John............
when asked about Charlie Girl:
I used to get a kick coming off stage every night and realising I'd remembered all my lines.
I never ever thought I could do that.

Darryl Sambell.....
about the first time he heard John perform in 1967: From his performance there I thought he had potential

Dick Williams (host of Hit Scene-1967).......
This guy is just too much for the human mind

Glenn Wheatley.......
There were a lot of radio stations that didn't want to play 'Whispering Jack' just because it was John Farnham.
No matter how good it is, we don't want a Johnny Farnham record

Jimmy Barnes.......
The reason so many people dig him is that he has a heart of gold

Richard Marx..........
talking about when he first heard 'You're The Voice': It changed my musical life - I became obsessed with this guy.
I think Sam Cook is the greatest singer who ever lived. I think John Farnham is the greatest singer alive.

Lindsay Field..........
I've never understood how 'Sadie' worked

John..........
from his speech when he was presented with 'Australian Of The Year' award:
If we spoil what we have we can't just move next door, we can't find another paddock to build another house on........Australia does deserve National pride, we are right to instill National pride in our children but please,
let's make our National pride include humanity.

Glenn Wheatley..........
talking about John and 'Whispering Jack': John never lost his voice, he had only lost his direction

Lindsay Field..........
He's just himself, what you see is what you get

The Judges on TV show, Kevin Dennis' New Faces in 1967......
(Strings Unlimited) the band is quite good but you should look for a new lead singer.

John......
in a 60's interview when asked about his favourite food: I'm particularly partial to dried peas.

Kaare Lundby, February 1998 (Denmark) .......
"John Farnham is a dignified ambassador for Australia , so don't be surprised if he get's the honor to be singing at the Opening Ceremony at the Olympic 2000 in Sydney. It will be a perfect and well deserved highlight on a long and great career. A career that now will include a live performance at this years Langelands Festival"

Olivia Newton-John.........
Nothing I have done professionally will top the feeling I got when singing with John Farnham at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.

Grant McCulloch - Heavy Weight Champ....
If I could write something with any performer it would be John Farnham. If I could steal one talent from anyone it would be his voice. I would love to take an acoustic guitar and spend a week with the man.
'Listen to 'Burn For You' his vocals seem to float at times, he is an amazing talent.

Elton John......
When asked how he felt about breaking John Farnham's SEC record, Sir Elton said he expected his friendly rival to end his retirement and reclaim the title.

"You can't keep a good performer down and I wouldn't mind. I love John," he said.

John when Pink was about to break his record for shows at Rod Laver Arena
"It think it's terrific," he said. "She must be very happy. That's a serious amount of shows. Bloody good on her. I think it's fantastic."

John in an interview about Whispering Jack 25 Years On Tour
MY first memory of singing is from school.
I was about seven and, as punishment for singing under my breath, a teacher made me stick my head out the window and belt out ‘He’s Got the Whole World in his Hands’. Music has always been in our family.
Grandad used to busk. He could play any instrument. When I was a kid, my parents would stand me on the table
and say, “Sing us a song, Johnny.” I loved the attention

Courtney Murphy......
That man is gifted more than anyone else I've ever seen. His voice should be gilded and put on display at the National Museum. 
http://www.courtneymurphy.com.au/blog/135-i-wish-i-was-farnham

 
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John & Jimmy Barnes    
with Jimmy Barnes
   
Daryl Somers    
with daryl Somers
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Don Lane    
Don Lane Show
   
Richard Marx    
with Richard Marx. 1989
http://richardmarx.com/
   
Courtney Murphy    
Courtney Murphy, Grease