Sunbury 72 - Sunbury Rock Festival

Umbrella EntertainmentSKU: DAVID0018
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Extras:
  • 6 Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs music clips
  • The Aztecs - Live at Melbourne Town Hall   DVD Documentary

  • No. of discs: 1
    Running time: 120
    Audio format: 2
    Region: TBC
    Format: PAL
    Colour: Colour
    Languages: English
    Aspect ratio: 4:3
    Subtitles: None
    Year of Production: 1972
    Release Date: 0/01/1900

    Description

    Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs, Max Merrit and the Meteors, Lobby Loyde and the Wild Cherries, SCRA - Chain & many more...PLUS: Rare footage of Aztec's live at Melbourne Town Hall.The 70's was a period in Australian Rock Music when the industry's top acts could also be seen at the annual Sunbury Music Festival. On each Australia Day Weekend from 1972-1975, crowds of 35,000 or more would camp at the picturesque site 30 minutes from Melbourne, anticipating a full rocking of their socks from Australia's own rock'n'roll icons. But the very first Sunbury - an all Australian affair showcasing the talents of the day - is the most fondly remembered by those that made the pilgrimage. Where else could you see Chain, Lobby Loyde and Max Merrit on the same bill? And where else but Sunbury would Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs debut 'Most People I Know Think That I'm Crazy'? In 1972 - post Woodstock but years before The Big Day Out, Sunbury was an event not to be missed. This film serves as a reminder of that first festival in 1972, and captures the spirit of Sunbury's ethos - "to have a good time". So join your host Molly Meldrum - dressed in the style of the times - and sit back, relax, crank up the volume, and stroll down memory lane to Sunbury.

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