Yothu Yindi – a distinctive blend of global pop and Indigenous traditions

by Gaith Bader - Published on: 11 August 2009
Categories: New releases
Published on: 11 August 2009

Book cover - Reflections & voices: exploring the music of Yothu Yindi with Mandawuy YunupinguAaron Corn talks to Mandawuy Yunupingu about the significance of the extraordinary legacy reflected in Yothu Yindi’s songs. The book is full of amazing information – the origins of the band and its members, the Yolnu people and the struggle for their land, and the Yirrkala petition.

Eight of the band’s greatest songs are described, including inspiration for the song and the music video. The lyrics, English translations and the sheet music are also included.

 

 

 

 

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