iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Sunbury: Highlights of 1973 and 1974 by Various Artists, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Sunbury: Highlights of 1973 and 1974

Various Artists

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music.

iTunes Review

Since the Sunbury Pop Festival was held on a 620-acre private farm, the event was touted as Australia’s Woodstock. But as this incredible compilation reveals, the festival inadvertently served as a transition point where the hippie movement had to make way for pub-rock’s rise in the early '70s. Following a Joe Cocker–inspired cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Bird on a Wire” and the whimsically jazzy “La La Song,” both by a band named Friends, Lobby Loyde and his band of toughs, Coloured Balls, kick out a harder, meaner jam in a rowdy rendition of Chuck Berry’s “Johnny B. Goode” replete with gang vocals shouted over towering, distorted guitar riffs. All Woodstock comparisons aside, this moment seems akin to Black Sabbath following Seals & Crofts at the 1974 California Jam. Sydney’s Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs unleashed some similarly heavy numbers with “Going Back Home” (a nearly 13-minute epic of hard, psychedelic proto-metal) and the behemoth-sized boogie-rocker “New Orleans.” Buster Brown also helped usher in this sea change with a hard-hitting “Roll Over Beethoven.”

Sunbury: Highlights of 1973 and 1974
View in iTunes
  • $24.99
  • Genres: Rock, Music
  • Released: Jan 01, 2005

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.