Jimmy Little

James Oswald Little

Also known as J. Little

Short biography of Jimmy Little: Born: March 1, 1937 (at the Cummeragunja Mission on the Murray River in NSW, Australia)
Died: April 2, 2012 (at his home in Dubbo, NSW, Australia).

His "Royal Telephone" was the first song by an Australian Indigenous performer to top the pop music charts in 1960 (at a time when Aboriginal Australians were not recognised as Australian citizens). He also had a top 10 single "Baby Blue". He was managed in his later years by [a412444] (aka Graham "Buzz" Bidstrup). In 1999 he won Best Contemporary Album in the ARIAs (for "Messenger", also being inducted into the ARIA Hall Of Fame same year. Little won Aboriginal of the Year in 1989, was named NSW Senior Australian of the year in 2002, received the Australia Council's Red Ochre Award in 2004, was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honours of 2004 (for his work with indigenous health and education programs), received an honorary doctorate from Sydney University for his contribution to Aboriginal culture, and was also named a National Living Treasure (another significant, honorary Australian title). He started the The Jimmy Little Foundation in 2006 (which aims to increase the life expectancy of indigenous Australians in regional and remote areas) after receiving a kidney transplant.

Also on the Web you may find Jimmy Little by links below:
  1. http://www.jimmylittle.com.au
  2. http://www.creativespirits.info/resources/music/jimmy-little
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# Album cover Album title Tracks amount Download album in mp3? Official release date Production label
1 Jimmy Little - Messenger Messenger 11
mp3, CD
1999 Festival Records
2 Jimmy Little - Passage 1959 - 2001 Passage 1959 - 2001 35
mp3, CD
2002 Festival Records
3 Jimmy Little - Sings Country Sings Country 24
mp3, CD
4 Jimmy Little - The Country Sound Of Jimmy Little The Country Sound Of Jimmy Little 12
mp3, CD
1967 Summit Records Australia
5 Jimmy Little - Bury Me Deep In Love Bury Me Deep In Love 3
mp3, CD
2001-08-13 Festival Mushroom Records
6 Jimmy Little - Royal Telephone Royal Telephone 2
mp3, CD
1963 Festival Records
7 Jimmy Little - Baby Blue Baby Blue 2
mp3, CD
1974 Festival Records
8 Jimmy Little - Sing To Glory Sing To Glory 12
mp3, CD
Festival Records
9 Jimmy Little - You'll Never Walk Alone You'll Never Walk Alone 13
mp3, CD
Festival Records
10 Jimmy Little - You'll Never Walk Alone You'll Never Walk Alone 13
mp3, CD
Universal Record Club
11 Jimmy Little - Messenger Messenger 12
mp3, CD
2001 Alto
12 Jimmy Little - The Bells Of St. Marys / Going My Way The Bells Of St. Marys / Going My Way 2
mp3, CD
1960 Festival Records
13 Jimmy Little - My Country My Country 12
mp3, CD
Festival Records

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