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Mental as Anything Art

Mental as Anything Art   Mental as Anything first played at The Unicorn Hotel on Oxford Street, Sydney and went on to become one of

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The Grant McLennan Library

THE GRANT McLENNAN LIBRARY Jessica Adams I once met Grant McLennan for lunch in a Thai restaurant in Sydney in 1991 with Annette Shun-Wah (a Queenslander,

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NUKES AND AUSTRALIAN MUSIC

  NUKES AND AUSTRALIAN MUSIC Australian music and politics have been intertwined since Vietnam and its aftermath. Khe Sanh is sometimes called the alternative Australian

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Happy Birthday Chrissy Amphlett

Happy Birthday Chrissy Amphlett Chrissy Amphlett was born on 25th October 1959. This is her dog, Holiday, who is immortalised, along with Chrissy’s famous school

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Palace Theatre Melbourne Secrets

Palace Theatre Melbourne Secrets The Palace Theatre on Bourke Street, Melbourne – slated for demolition –  has had many names. It also has secrets. A  tunnel

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Happy Birthday Wendy Saddington

Happy Birthday Wendy Saddington Wendy Saddington was born on 26th September 1949. Her life and work were celebrated at the Canberra Museum and Art Gallery. If

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SONGS – I’m Stranded

  SONGS (I’M) STRANDED BY THE SAINTS   “It was our first adventure in a recording studio.  I recall it all felt rather natural. Drink

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Classic Countdown! Music Map

  CLASSIC COUNTDOWN! MUSIC MAP   An interactive Australian music map, inspired by the old Classic Countdown map, is an ongoing story at AMMP where we

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