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. This is his story.
Steven McGregor and Lisa Watts
Lisa Watts and Rachel Clements
Night Sky Films
Suitable for all ages.
Warning - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that the following program may contain images and voices of deceased persons.