Up From Down Under

Author: Jeff Apter
Paperback
ISBN: 9781743463550
Published: October 2013
Imprint: The Five Mile Press
Extent: 272 pages + 16-page picture section

$32.95

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Up From Down Under tells the remarkable untold story of how Australian music took over the world.

Beginning with Peter Allen’s unlikely journey from the plains of Tenterfield to the stage of New York’s Radio City Music Hall — astride a camel, no less — and charting the rollercoaster rides of the Little River Band, Helen Reddy, the Bee Gees, Air Supply, Rick Springfield, Men at Work, Keith Urban and recent Grammy-winner Gotye, this broad panorama plots the massive influence our tiny population has had on popular culture over the past 40 years. Along the way Australian artists have collected Grammys, Oscars and sales registering in the hundreds of millions.

'The book looks and reads very impressively indeed.' Derek Pellicci co-founder Little River Band

'A well researched and thoroughly entertaining book. The author certainly knows how to tell a good story.' Amazon.com

 

 

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