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The Tol-Puddle Martyrs

The oddly named Australian group the Tol-Puddle Martyrs (evolving from the mid-’60s band Peter & the Silhouettes, who had a track on the 1966 compilation LP) released several singles in 1967-1968 that are respectable by garage rock collectors, though few people heard them beyond Australia during their release. (In fact, …

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Blue King Brown

A socially conscious reggae, Afro-beat, Latin, R&B, funk, and percussion-based metropolitan roots band away of Melbourne, Australia, Blue Ruler Dark brown are centered around their active lead singer Natalie Pa’apa’a, recently referred to as Nattali Rize, as well as the songwriting group of Rize and bassist Carlo Santone. The music …

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Angry Anderson

Starting his job as a difficult rock and roll singer, Australian legend Gary “Angry” Anderson successfully added actor, media star, and tireless charity worker to an extended resume. First generating the nickname of “Upset Ant” because of his aggressive personality, Anderson channeled his energy in to the music group Serenity …

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Eddy Current Suppression Ring

In the event that you were buying day job that could reinforce the reliability of your garage area punk music group, you could not do much better than to check out the exemplory case of Eddy Current Suppression Ring — the four associates of the group met if they were …

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Alan Turnbull

b. Alan Lawrence Turnbull, 23 November 1943, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Turnbull started playing drums as a kid and was functioning skillfully while still in his early teenagers. Through the 60s he used many of Australia’s leading jazz music artists, including Don Burrows, with whom he continuing to try out during …

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John Sangster

b. 17 November 1928, Melbourne, Australia, d. 26 Oct 1995, Brisbane, Australia. Sangster began playing the trombone but turned to trumpet when he made an appearance in trad rings in 1948. In 1950, he discovered plenty of about drumming to have the ability to tour abroad with Graeme Bell’s music …

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Mick Hamilton

b. 1946, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Playing expertly in rock rings from his mid-teens, guitarist and vocalist Hamilton offers since worked not merely like a sideman but also as music group leader, single performer, record maker and musical movie director. Among the rings and individual performers with whom he spent some …

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Smoky Dawson

b. Herbert Henry Dawson, 19 March 1913, Collingwood, near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, d. 13 Feb 2008, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Dawson’s family members relocated to Warrnambool when he was a baby and his mom passed away when he was five years of age. A pioneer of Australian nation music, …

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Hunters & Collectors

Ending up using the intensity and passion of the U2, Hunters & Collectors carved a distinctive path and place for themselves in Australian rock and roll culture. The group was originally produced in post-punk 1981 in Melbourne being a collective rather than music group, an excursion into funk-rock rhythms and …

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Ade Monsbourgh

b. Adrian Herbert Monsbourgh, 17 Feb 1917, Echuca, Victoria, Australia, d. 13 July 2006, Australia. During youth and his early teenagers Monsbourgh used an array of equipment, including piano, brass and many reeds, notably the alto saxophone. It had been on clarinet and saxophones that he became most widely known, …

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