Origin: Yorta Yorta country, Cummeragunja mission, Murray River/Echuca, Victoria, Australia
Genre/styles: Country, Pop, Reggae
Jimmy Little (1937 - 2012) was the first Aboriginal person to have a top 10 single in Australia. He is one of Australia’s most decorated musicians. The ARIA Hall of Fame inductee was made an officer of the Order of Australia in 2004 and appointed a National Living Treasure the same year.
I've never been to an Aboriginal community where people don't know who [Jimmy Little] is.—Buzz Bidstrup, Jimmy Little's manager and travel companion 
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This album features Pat Ware and Alby Horton.
This album was re-issued 1961.
This album was re-issued in 1961.
Royal Telephone stayed in the Top Ten for 18 weeks and earned Jimmy Little the title of Australian Pop Star of the Year.
Cassette release: September 1975.
Re-released June 1994.
After this period of music Jimmy Little turned to full-time acting, making his theatre debut in Black Cockatoos before appearing in director Wim Wenders’ 1991 film Until the End of the World as well as appearing in Tracy Moffatt’s Night Cries and the opera Black River.
Jimmy also engaged in teaching and community work which earned him the title of MAIDOC Aboriginal of the Year in 1989.
A double live album recorded at the Sydney Opera House.
This is Jimmy Little’s 14th album.
Promotional one-track CD.
On this album Jimmy Little recorded alternative and classic Australian rock songs from the 1980s.
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Promotional release to coincide with Anzac Day. In A Field In France is song inspired by the memory of Russell Bosisto, the unknown soldier whose remains were found in a field in a Field In France. Bosisto is the great uncle of lyricist composer Garry Paige.
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 'A Buzz at Batchelor with Jimmy', NIT 27/11/2008 p.39.
Many thanks to Earl Mitchell for supplying tracks and albums, and to Ted Tamworth for missing album covers!
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