Australian culture told through the history of song

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Often people reflect on key events in their life through song, remembering moments with an internal soundtrack that adds to the weight of time and place.

Author Andrew P Street has gone one step further with his book The Long and Winding Way to the Top, which charts Australia’s political and cultural history through songs that have caught the collective consciousness.

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