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 first time, this is his story.

This program is released for non theatrical use within educational, government and business organisations. Additional payments under a Screenrights licence are not required. Please contact us for Exhibition or Streaming Licences.

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57 mins
Series Episode
Standard $165
Schools $88
Home $88

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