Disposable icons: pop music in Australia, 1955–63 Academic Article uri icon


  • The name of the picture was The Blackboard Jungle, and the name of the song was ‘Rock Around the Clock’. And the name of the singer was Bill Haley and the Comets… We didn't know then that rock'n'roll was born, but we did know that music was meant for us, and we were going to have it.

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  • May 1989

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