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The big beat : rock music in Australia 1978-1983, through the pages of Roadrunner magazine / Donald Robertson ; [foreword by] John Schumann.

The big beat : rock music in Australia 1978-1983, through the pages of Roadrunner magazine / Donald Robertson ; [foreword by] John Schumann.
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780.994 ROBE
Adult Non Fiction   Bankstown . . Available .  
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ISBN 9780646803296 (hardback)
Name Robertson, Donald author.
Title The big beat : rock music in Australia 1978-1983, through the pages of Roadrunner magazine / Donald Robertson ; [foreword by] John Schumann.
Published Willoughby, New South Wales : Roadrunnertwice in association with the University of Wollongong Library, [2019]
©2019
Description vi, 529 pages : illustrations (some colour), facsimilies (some colour), portraits (some colour) ; 31 cm
Notes Includes index.
Colour illustrations on end papers.
Summary Climb on board as an Adelaide punk fanzine blossoms into a well-loved national music magazine that chronicles the glory days of Australian post-punk and 'pub rock' music. A year-by-year history introduces a selection of over four hundred fully-indexed pages from the original magazine. Featured artists include: The Angels, Australian Crawl, Boys Next Door (and the Birthday Party0, The Church, Cold Chisel, The Dagoes, Flowers (and Icehouse), The Go-Betweens, The High Rise Bombers, The Hitmen, Hunters and Collectors, INXS, Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons, Paul Kelly and the Dots, Laughing Clowns, Mankins, Mental As Anything, Midnight Oil, Mi-Sex, Models, Mondo Rock, The Moodists, New Race, No Fixed Address, The Numbers, Pel Mel, The Radiators, Radio Birdman, Redgum, The Reels, The Riptides, The Saints, Sardine V, The Scientists, Skyhooks, Split Enz, The Sports, Stilletto, Sunnyboys, The Swingers, Tactics, Terminal Twist, The Thought Criminals, The Triffids, Two Way Garden, The U-Bombs, Voigt/465, Dave Warner's, From the Suburbs, Whirlywirld, XL Capris, Young Modern.
Subjects Roadrunner (Norwood, S. A.)
Rock musicians -- Australia
Rock music -- Australia
Rock musicians -- Australia -- Periodicals
Rock music -- Australia -- Periodicals
Other Names Schumann, John writer of foreword.
Added Corporate Names University of Wollongong. Library associated name.
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