Stage costume, jacket and pants, men’s, ‘Sherbet’, satin, made by Atelier 15, worn by Garth Porter, Melbourne, Australia, 1974-1975

Made in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1974-1975.

This costume has significance because it was worn on stage by Garth Porter, keyboard player and principal songwriter for the 1970s Sydney band Sherbet.

A pop sensation of the mid 1970s, Sherbet’s popularity was equalled only by their rivals Skyhooks. Where Skyhooks were bold and direct in their lyrics (‘You just like me ‘cos I’m good in bed’), Sherbet’s songs dealt with innocent, romantic allusions to pubescent sexual experience with lyrics like ‘Summer love is like no other love’. Good-looking...

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Stage costume, jacket and pants, men's, 'Sherbet', satin, made by Atelier 15, worn by Garth Porter, Melbourne, Australia, 1974-1975

Production

Made by Ateleir 15, Melbourne.
1974-1975

Source

Gift of Garth Porter, 1993
22 April, 1993

Cite this Object

Stage costume, jacket and pants, men's, 'Sherbet', satin, made by Atelier 15, worn by Garth Porter, Melbourne, Australia, 1974-1975 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 September 2017, <https://ma.as/131085>
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