This program previews the series ‘Outsiders’ Guide: A History of Australian Pop’ where Neil Saint talks to Margot Riley, Pop Archivist at The New South Wales State Library in Sydney. In this section the uninitiated learn about the early days of Australian pop, J’OK, surf rock, Lee Gordon, The Stomp, the big venues in Sydney, what it was like being a music fan in 70s Sydney, the TV show Countdown, Ian ‘Mollie’ Meldrum plus there’s music from Australian groups that include Dragon, Sherbet, Skyhooks, The Atlantics, The Church & Icehouse. A great primer for The RETROPOPIC RADIO Series.
Remember RETROPOPIC RADIO is the home of the great artist interview. Link to program: https://www.mixcloud.com/FrenchSpurs1/retropopic-217-outsiders-guide-a-history-of-australian-pop-the-prologue/