June 15, 2020
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History of Australian pop and rock music
kodie and zoe
⟶ Updated 28 Sep 2017 ⟶
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The Bee Gees formed
Kylie Minogue's music career kicked off when she released a version of the '60s hit Locomotion.
A new form of rock called 'Aussie pub rock' was born. A hybrid of blues-oriented rock and pop music.
Treaty by Yothu Yindi became the first track recorded by a predominantly Aboriginal Performer to make the charts
Had an incredible influence in the rock and pop eras
ACDC made significant contributions to the rock and roll era. Classified as hard rock or heavy metal but see themselves as their own genre of rock and roll. To date they are one of the highest grossing bands of all time
Alternate and Indie pop
Dance and Disco
Surfing, love and feminist ballads
Australia developed own rock and pop style
Punk music emerged mid-70s
With their release of hits in the 80s and 90s INXS' rise was one of the most remarkable for this era.
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