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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