Redgum (Band)

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Redgum was an Australian folk and political music group formed in Adelaide in 1975 by singer-songwriter John Schumann, Michael Atkinson on guitars/vocals and Verity Truman on flute/vocals; they were soon joined by Chris Timms on violin. All four had been students at Flinders University and together developed an intensely passionate and outspoken outlook. They are best known for their protest song exploring the impact of war in 1983's "I Was Only Nineteen (A Walk in the Light Green)", which peaked at #1 on the National singles charts. The song is in the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) list of Top 30 of All Time Best Australian Songs created in 2001. Wikipedia


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Redgum is a member of the following lists: Musical groups established in 1975, Musical groups disestablished in 1990, Australian folk music groups, South Australian musical groups, Musical groups from Adelaide, Bands and Musicians with Album Covers, Bands with Videos and Top 10,000 Bands.

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81 Songs »
1 I Was Only 19
2 Poor Ned 1905
3 I've Been To Bali Too 1984
4 The Diamantina Drover 1905
5 Long Run 1905
6 I Was Only Nineteen
7 Fabulon 1905
8 Killing Floor 1978
9 ASIO 1984
10 The Last Frontier 1905
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)


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