Slim Dusty

Born 13 June 1927. Died 19 September 2003
Slim Dusty
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1927-06-13
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Slim Dusty

Slim Dusty Biography (Wikipedia)

Slim Dusty AO MBE (born David Gordon Kirkpatrick; 13 June 1927 – 19 September 2003) was an Australian country music singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer, who was an Australian cultural icon and one of the country's most awarded stars, with a career spanning nearly seven decades and numerous recordings, he was the archetypical "Father of Country Music". He was known to record songs in the legacy of Australia particularly of bush life and renowned Australian bush poets Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson that represented the lifestyle, the music genre was coined the "bush ballad", a style first made popular by Buddy Williams, the first artist to perform the genre in Australia, and also for his many trucking songs.

Dusty was the first Australian to have a No. 1 international hit song, with a version of Gordon Parsons' "A Pub with No Beer". He received an unequalled 37 Golden Guitar and two Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) awards and was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame and the Country Music Roll of Renown. At the time of his death, at the age of 76, Dusty had been working on his 106th album for EMI Records. In 2007, his domestic record sales in Australia surpassed seven million. During his lifetime, Dusty was considered an Australian National Treasure. He performed "Waltzing Matilda", Australia's national song, at the closing ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

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Country Revival
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The Ballad Of Henry Lawson
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The Ballad Of Henry Lawson
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Charleville
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Charleville
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Callaghan's Hotel
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Callaghan's Hotel
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A Pub With No Beer
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A Pub With No Beer
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Duncan
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Duncan
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Indian Pacific
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Indian Pacific
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Kilometres are Still Miles to Me
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Kilometres are Still Miles to Me
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Mad Jack's Cockatoo
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Mad Jack's Cockatoo
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Natural High
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Natural High
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My dad Was A Road Train man
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My dad Was A Road Train man
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