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Confessions of a Lighthouse Keeper

A memoir about mid-80s Australian band 'the Lighthouse Keepers', with insights from others in the broader music and entertainment world. Including Steve Kilbey (the Church), John Paul Young and an introduction from MP Tanya Plibersek. Greg Appel writes in an atmospheric style, bringing to life a lesser-known segment of Australian history.

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32320004791467 B APP
Adult Non Fiction   Rutherford library . . Available .  
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ISBN 9780958795692 (pbk.)
Classification Number B APP
Author Appel, Greg. 1962-
Title Confessions of a Lighthouse Keeper [BK]
Edition First edition.
Physical Description illustrations, portraits, ;
Note Includes index.
A memoir about mid-80s Australian band 'the Lighthouse Keepers', with insights from others in the broader music and entertainment world. Including Steve Kilbey (the Church), John Paul Young and an introduction from MP Tanya Plibersek. Greg Appel writes in an atmospheric style, bringing to life a lesser-known segment of Australian history.
A memoir that's more than an insider's account of a mid-eighties Australian independent band. CONFESSIONS OF A LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER provides multiple insights into the broader music and entertainment world - in a country that has mixed feelings about the arts. It's atmospheric, light and full of musings from others who have travelled this road over the last fifty years. The LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS are sentimental favourites among thegeneration who came of age in the inner cities of Sydney, Melbourne-andeven Canberra and Perth-during the 1980s.Featuring personal interviews, diary entries, and writing contributionsfrom other witnesses-interviews include: LINDY MORRISON,the Go-Betweens; JAMES CRUICKSHANK, Widdershins, Cruel Sea;ROB McCOMB, the Triffids; MURRAY COOK, the Wiggles; JOHN PAUL YOUNG,legendary Australian popstar and reigning King of Pop; STEVE KILBEY,the Church; KEN GORMLY, Cruel Sea; CLINTON WALKER, writer;DAVID NICHOLS, writer/academic; JULIET WARD, the Lighthouse Keepers; SARAH MACDONALD, journalist/broadcaster... with a foreword by TANYA PLIBERSEK, Australian Labor Party, Member of Parliament.
Classification General.
Appel, Greg, -- 1962-
Subject Lighthouse keepers (Musical group)
Musical groups -- New South Wales -- Biography
Rock musicians -- Australia -- Biography
Rock groups -- Australia -- Biography
Music
Nostalgia: general
Additional Author Jokovich, Eddy
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