Jeff Duff is arguably the most flamboyant, creative and controversial entertainer Australia has produced. His musical gifts and fantastical androgynous performances parallel the artistry of David Bowie. While Duffo's career kicked off in the 1970s, he continues to grow as an artist, creating new music and performing sell-out concerts to this day. In his tell-all memoir, dedicated to Bowie, Duffo shares his tales of life, love and rock'n'roll, in what is a rollicking, entertaining read. From his childhood desire to wear a dress, to performing before violent London punk crowds, to being banned and arrested, and even his journey into the depths of despair, Duffo recalls all with flair and style. From the Foreword by Molly Meldrum Jeff Duff once hosted Countdown dressed as a sausage. Unique is an over-used word in showbiz. But Jeff Duff is unique. When I first met Jeff, he was wearing a wedding dress. That was just a usual day in the unusual life of Jeff Duff. He's been arrested in Ballarat and outside Number 10 Downing Street in London, banned by Ray Martin's Midday Show, appeared in Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, and sung some unforgettable songs. And no man looks as good in a leotard. Flamboyant, eccentric, cheeky, charming...Jeff Duff is one of the greatest entertainers Australia has produced. Sinatra, Presley, Jagger, Popeye and now Duffo. - Andy Warhol 1980 I don't think it's overstating the case to say that, had Jeff Duff hailed from a country in the top half of the world, he could now be as acknowledged and acclaimed as David Bowie or Lou Reed or Iggy Pop. - Glenn A. Baker, rock historian
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Jeff Duff
Publisher: Melbourne Books
Imprint: Melbourne Books
ISBN 10: 1922129917
Publication Date: 01 May 2016
Audience: General/trade , General
Publisher's Status: Active
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