In January 1970, 5 months after Woodstock, the small NSW town of Ourimbah hosted Australia’s first major music festival.
Billy Thorpe, along with his band The Aztecs, was one of Australia’s biggest pop stars of the 1960s.
Arguably one of the reasons that the 1972 Sunbury festival is so well remembered is because of the festival concert film Sunbury ’72.
‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ was written for the MGM musical Meet Me in St Louis (Vincente Minnelli, USA, 1944).
This is an excerpt from the 1972 single release of ‘Most People I Know (Think That I’m Crazy)’ by Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs.
Summary by Thorsten Kaeding