Good Times. Cold Chisel: Prison gigs

Title:
Good Times. Cold Chisel: Prison gigs
NFSA ID:
809430
Year:
2001
Courtesy:
XYZ Networks
Category:
Access fees

In this excerpt from Max TV music documentary Good Times. Cold Chisel, Jimmy Barnes and Don Walker talk about performing live gigs in prisons. Many of Walker's songs, such as Four Walls and Tomorrow, were a social commentary on the failures of the prison system at the time. 

This Max TV documentary on the band Cold Chisel featured many music clips and excerpts from concert performances. It covers the early years of band in the mid 1970s rough pubs of Adelaide, its rise to being regarded as the best live band in the country to its commercial success. Also discussed is the band's failure to penetrate the lucrative US market. Features interviews with frontman Jimmy Barnes, guitarist Ian Moss and keyboardist Don Walker, as well as record producer Mark Opitz.