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In the 1980s, George Rrurrambu, front man of the Warumpi Band, embraced rock and roll, reggae and traditional culture to make public a new bush politics that awakened Australia to a third world in its own backyard. Popularly known for his energetic stage performances and charismatic character, his fans revered him as the ‘black Mick Jagger’. He left a legacy that changed the face of Indigenous music, uniting his own people and promoting reconciliation. George Rrurrambu died a rock and roll legend in 2007 and there is no other quite like him. For the first time, this is his story.

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Production Completion Date
2013
Genre
Art and culture
Production Company
Night Sky Films
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Night Sky Films

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