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BIG nAMe no BLAnKet
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 irst time, this is his story.

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57 mins
Director Steven McGregor
Producers Rachel Clements, Lisa Watts
Production Company Night Sky Films
Broadcaster ABC TV
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Night Sky Films
rachelclements@ozemail.com.au