The long-awaited Jeff Duff autobiography has finally been published—to be released in May 2016.
Crafted by Duff over many years, dubbed, for a time, “The Naked Singer”, this new release from Melbourne Books now has a provocative promise as its title: “This will explain everything“.
That should catch all cats looking for answers to the nature of things (mee-ow), and so the Duffological. And nobody will be disappointed (everyone’ll be enlightened) once giving this 248 page tome a finger-flick, let alone cherishing it, bosom-wise. And real humans will do that for sure, once espying the foreword, for a start …
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. —Molly Meldrum
This handiwork of Duff’s is beautifully presented: hard cover printed on gold foil, 248 pages all silver-gilt, with colour throughout.
Want it in your lap right now? Pre-order here from: melbournebooks.com.au.
Meanwhile … want more Duff-stuff now …?
… know more about the Ray Martin Show incident—Jeff Duff talks about it on ABC-TV “Spicks-n-Specs”—from 7:04—here, followed by “the most controversial ending we’ve ever had”, from 23:40, as JD goes “Louie Louie” all about it:
… and then there’s Jeff Duff with Symphony Orchestra excelling on the Ray Martin Show (all forgiven):
… and Duff on Countdown, with a snippet that’s left by slackers at Rage as a Skyhooks clip: