The Brisbane Devotee

The Brisbane music scene from 1964 to 1979 described by Ian Roberts and illustrated with photographs. Originally published in the Cane Toad Times (#7) in 1979. Tragically, Ian Roberts committed suicide the year after writing this article.

Click to read Ian's article (937KB)

Real Gone Town

Raymond Evans used a combination of his own diary, interviews with friends, and historical research to write this excellent paper about Popular Music and Youth Culture in 1960s Brisbane. What Ray describes rings so true since these same attitudes continued well into the 1970s.

Click to read Ray's article (103KB)

Ups and Downs: Music Venues and Popular Music in Brisbane 1959 – 1989

Thomas Vuleta thesis is full of interesting information, including events at Cloudland and 4ZZZ Joint Efforts.

Click to read Tom's thesis (550KB)