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Old 10-27-2011, 02:22 AM
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Default Re: Oz rock!

Originally Posted by Pollyanna View Post
My guess is that INXS, ACDC and Little River Band would be our best known exports.
Midnight Oil were much bigger in the USA then Little River Band.

And Midnight Oil didn't quite the get the explosion of mass hysteria Men At Work got in the early 80s, although Men at Work was a short lived hysteria.

Funny though, Men at Work tends to only get radio play on 80's New Wave revival shows, while Midnight Oil gets on as part of classic rock stations. Which is only funny because Men At Work weren't really New Wave, at least not compared to Berlin, Missing Persons and the like.

EDIT: Maybe not, per wikipedia, Little River band has 13 US hit singles, which would make Polly correct. Funny though, I can't think of any song by them.
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