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Music of Australia

From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
Length: 59:05

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It's a mighty quick tour of the rock music from Australia. From the earliest history of Australian rock n roll to Midnight Oil to Jet, Rock School hops to the other side of the world to bring back tracks from the land down under. Read the full description.
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Rs_logo_small It's a mighty quick tour of the rock music from Australia.  From the earliest history of Australian rock n roll to Midnight Oil to Jet, Rock School hops to the other side of the world to bring back tracks from the land down under.

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It's a mighty quick tour of the rock music from Australia.  From the earliest history of Australian rock n roll to Midnight Oil to Jet, Rock School hops to the other side of the world to bring back tracks from the land down under.

Timing and Cues

Outcue: "Back in a minute on Rock School."

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
A Pub with No Beer Slim Dusty Pub With No Beer (Single). EMI Australia 2007 03:01
She’s My Baby Johnny O'Keefe She’s My Baby/Own True Self. Leedon 1959 02:08
Friday on My Mind The Easybeats Friday on My Mind (single). United Artists 1966 02:47
Georgy Girl The Seekers Georgy Girl (single). EMI Columbia 1966 02:21
T.N.T. AC/DC T.N.T.. Albert 1975 03:34
Help Is on Its Way Little River Band Diamantina Cocktail. Harvest Records 1977 04:06
Down Under Men at Work Business as Usual. Columbia 1982 03:42
Beds Are Burning Midnight Oil Diesel and Dust. Columbia 1987 04:18
Are You Gonna Be My Girl Jet Get Born. Elektra 2003 03:33

Additional Credits

Beth West

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