The big beat : rock music in Australia 1978-1983, through the pages of Roadrunner magazine

The big beat : rock music in Australia 1978-1983, through the pages of Roadrunner magazine
Robertson, Donald
  • Item Type: Book - 780.994 ROBE
  • Published: 2019
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Description

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.

Related Subjects

Rock musicians--Australia.
Rock music--Australia.
Rock musicians--Australia--Periodicals.
Rock music--Australia--Periodicals.

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ISBN:

9780646803296 (hardback)

Personal Author:

Robertson, Donald,

Title:

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

Publication Info:

Willoughby, New South Wales : Roadrunnertwice in association with the University of Wollongong Library, [2019]

Publication Info:

©2019

Physical description:

vi, 529 pages : illustrations (some colour), facsimilies (some colour), portraits (some colour) ; 31 cm

Content Type:

text

Content Type:

still image

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

General Note:

Includes index.

General Note:

Colour illustrations on end papers.

Title subject:

Roadrunner (Norwood, S. A.).

Subject term:

Rock musicians--Australia.

Subject term:

Rock music--Australia.

Subject term:

Rock musicians--Australia--Periodicals.

Subject term:

Rock music--Australia--Periodicals.

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Schumann, John,

Added Entry-Corporate Name:

University of Wollongong. Library,

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