John Farnham, or ‘Farnesy’ as he is affectionately known, is one of Australia’s most renowned singers from the 1980s, '90s and beyond.
He dominated the Australian music charts in that era with albums like Whispering Jack, Age of Reason and Chain Reaction, and the iconic pop anthem, ‘You’re the Voice’.
But if you grew up before the Whispering Jack era, you probably knew him better as Johnny.
Indeed, Johnny Farnham was once Australia's biggest teen idol. He won awards for Best Teenage Personality and Best Dressed Male Performer, had a string of top ten hits throughout the late 1960s and early '70s and was crowned TV Week's King of Pop five years running.
Here he is receiving his third crown in 1971 from none other than superstar entertainer Liberace: