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Author 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]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  780.994 ROBE    AVAILABLE
Physical 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"--Back cover.
Other author Schumann, John, writer of foreword.
University of Wollongong. Library.
Subject Roadrunner (Norwood, S. A.)
Rock musicians -- Australia.
Rock music -- Australia -- Periodicals.
Rock musicians -- Australia -- Periodicals.
Rock music -- Australia.
Rock musicians -- Australian.
Australian history
ISBN 9780646803296 hardback $99.00