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Australian Pop and Rock 1955-1987


Australian Pop and Rock 1955-1987

  • Published by Centre for Studies in Australian Music — 1996 — 2 CDs
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Australian Pop and Rock 1955-1987 (AHS 08 - 2CDs) with 32-page booklet.
Thirty years of Australia's pop and rock from Johnny O'Keefe's The Wild One to Midnight Oil's Beds are Burning. Tracks selected by Glenn A. Baker, a rock music scholar of international repute. He has compered various television rock programmes, written for hundreds of major publications, and compiled albums of songs by various artists from both Australia and overseas. The accompanying booklet is by Aaron D.S. Corn, who wrote numerous rock and pop entries for the Oxford Companion to Australian Music.

* Johnnie O'Keefe and the Dee Jays, The Wild One (1958)
* Col Joye and the Joy Boys, Oh Yeah Uh Uh (1959)
* Lonnie Lee and the Leemen, Ain't it So (1959)
* Dig Richards and the R'Jays, I Wanna Love You (1959)
* Johnny Rebb and the Rebels, Hey Sheriff (1958)
* Merv Benton and the Tamlas, Baby, Let's Play House (1964)
* The Thunderbirds, Wild Weekend (1961)
* The Atlantics, Bombora (1963)
* Betty McQuade, Midnight Bus (1961)
* Little Pattie, Stompin' at Maroubra (1963)
* Noeleen Batley, Barefoot Boy (1960)
* Johnny Chester and the Chessmen, Hokey Pokey (1961)
* The Delltones, Hangin' Five (1963)
* Johnny in and the Devils, Stomp the Tumbarumba (1963)
* Bobby and Laurie, I Belong With You (1965)
* Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs, Poison Ivy (1964)
* Normie Rowe and the Playboys, Shakin' All Over (1965)
* Ray Brown and the Whispers, 20 Miles (1965)
* Johnny Young and Company, Step Back (1966)
* The Twilights, Needle in a Haystack (1966)
* The Bee Gees, Spicks and Specks (1966)
* The Masters' Apprentices, Living in a Child's Dream (1967)
* The Loved Ones, Loved One (1966)
* Jeff St. John and the Id, Big Time Operator (1966)
* The Groop, Woman You're Breaking Me (1967)
* The Easybeats, Friday on My Mind (1966)
* Russell Morris, The Real Thing (1969)
* Max Merritt and the Meteors, Western Union Man (1969)
* Axiom, Little Ray of Sunshine (1970)
* Daddy Cool, Eagle Rock (1971)
* Spectrum, I'll be Gone (1971)
* Skyhooks, Living in the Seventies (1974)
* AC/DC, It's a Long Way to the Top (1976)
* Sherbert, Howzat? (1976)
* The Little River Band, Help is on its Way (1977)
* Cold Chisel, Cheap Wine (1980)
* Men at Work, Who Can it be Now? (1981)
* Moving Pictures, What About Me? (1982)
* Split Enz, Six Months in a Leaky Boat (1982)
* Australian Crawl, The Boys Light Up (1980)
* Mental as Anything, Live it Up (1985)
* John Farnham, You're the Voice (1986)
* Icehouse, Electric Blue (1987)
* Crowded House, Something so Strong (1987)
* Midnight Oil, Beds are Burning (1987)

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