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Slim Dusty's western parade [picture] : a cavalcade of western entertainment
Bib ID 5981967
Format PicturePicture
Printer (Advertising and Commercial Printers)
Description Sydney : F. Cunninghame & Co. Pty. Ltd., [1963?] : 
1 poster : col. ill. ; 77 x 52 cm. 
Summary

Colour poster depicting Slim Dusty wearing a hat behind a microphone, holding a blue guitar and singing. In the background are portraits of Joy McKean, Princess Fire Cloud, and an image of Slim Dusty in an open car in front of some show tents.

Biography/History

David Gordon "Slim Dusty " Kirkpatrick, (13 June 1927—19 September 2003) was born in Kempsey, New South Wales. Kirkpatrick adopted the stage name "Slim Dusty" and started his music career when he was eleven. He was an Australian country music singer-songwriter and producer. He was known to record songs in the legacy of Australian poets Henry Lawson and Banjo Patterson that represented the Australian Bush Lifestyle, and also for his many trucking songs. Dusty was the first Australian to have a No. 1 Hit song with Gordon Parsons. Dusty married singer-songwriter Joy McKean in 1951, together the couple achieved great success around Australia.

Notes

Caption title.

"Joy McKean, singing cowgirl of record and radio fame. 'Princess Fire Cloud', in her tribal dagger dance of death".

"It's all brand new; Something for the whole family!".

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Subjects Dusty, Slim, - 1927-2003 - Posters.  |  McKean, Joy - Posters.  |  Country musicians - Australia - Posters.  |  Popular music - Australia - Posters.  |  Singers - Australia - Posters.  |  Performing arts - Australia - Posters.  |  Advertising - Performing arts - Australia - Posters.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Australia - Posters.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors F. Cunninghame & Co
Also Titled

At the show, it's all brand new : Slim Dusty's western parade

Cavalcade of western entertainment

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