Colin Hay participed of a tribute for the late Greed Smith of the Australian band Mental As Anything, made by the TV show “The Sound“.
Greed Smith passed away in December 2nd, 2019. Colin wrote about his relationship with Greed at his social media pages:
I’ve known Greedy for almost 40 years. We toured the US together in 1982. We also toured Australia together in 2017. I got to know him better then. He would come into my dressing room and talk about people and things I hadn’t thought about for years. We would drink tea. Occasionally we would get teary. He remembered everything, and everyone.
Everyone will remember him for a long time, he is well worth remembering, he brought pure joy into the world, and made it a better place.
Since that tour, he would text me periodically, seemingly always on the way to a gig in Penrith, or leaving it, heading down the hill. I was unprepared for his passing, for how much I think of him, and how much I miss him. Lovely man.