TAGGED: 1960s
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A flashpoint moment between two media industries standing their ground leads to breakthrough opportunities for new local music artists.

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The radio becomes portable, and a kind of mania – Beatlemania – grips the nation as the popularity and powers of DJs and presenters grow, and audiences find a connection in the once-illegal talkback radio.

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Radio station 2SM – at the beginning of their ratings dominance of the Sydney pop music radio audience 

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Just after midnight on 17 April 1967, 2UE announcer Ormsby Wilkins created Australian radio history, reportedly being the first to receive callers live to air.

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Two-in-one, portable unit that combines an AM radio above with a four-speed turntable, revealed when the front cover underneath the tuner is lowered.

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Luxury three-in-one showcase home entertainment unit featuring a 21-inch black-and-white television receiver, AM radio, record

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Music clip for 'The Loved One', featuring an intro from 3AK DJ Lionel Yorke. 

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‘The Loved One’ was the debut single released by the Melbourne rhythm and blues band The Loved Ones.

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Wilma Reading spent most of her singing career abroad, with little fame or recognition back in Australia.

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The Death of a Wombat is an award-winning radio documentary by writer and producer George Ivan Smith and composer Geroge S English.