Australian Music

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In Music
  • George Assang

    George Assang
    Released a version of ‘heartbreak hotel’
  • Rock 'n' roll

    Rock 'n' roll
    First Rock 'n' Roll exploitation film released in Australia
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    Australian Music

  • Bill Haley

    Bill Haley
    First Rock 'n' roll tour
  • Johnny O’Keefe

    Johnny O’Keefe
    Release of first genuine Australian rock ‘n roll hit record
  • The Atlantics

    The Atlantics
    International surf music boom, huge local hit ‘Bombora’, was released.

    Highpoint of surf music craze, CBS/HMV invested in the businesses
  • The Beat Boom

    The Beat Boom
    The Beatles tour in June revolutionised the Australian music industry.
  • The Easybeats and Normie Rowe

    The Easybeats and Normie Rowe
    Australian artists and their influence in England
  • ABC

    Countdown / Double J (baby boomers)
  • Double J

    Double J
    The first non-commercial rock radio station
  • Triple J

    Triple J
    Double J became triple J when the FM band was finally opened for radio broadcasting.
  • Exodus of Australian music

    Exodus of Australian music
  • Australian Economy

    Australian Economy
    Triple J added $1.55 billion value to the Australian economy
  • youth radio

    youth radio
    The Whitlam dream of a national youth radio network was released
  • Australian economy

    Australian economy
    Triple J added $6.82 billion value to the Australian economy
  • Triple J

    Triple J
    2010 Hottest100
  • Gotye

    Gotye made number 1 on the Australian top 20
  • The Jezabels’

    The Jezabels’
    Independent assault on Europe and North America.
  • Triple J Unearthed

    Triple J Unearthed
    A music station was released devoted entirely to unsigned Australian bands.