Known as ‘the Mother of Rock’, Lillian Roxon effectively presents herself here as being at the epicentre of music and culture in New York City in the 1970s.
Lillian Roxon champions ahead-of-their-time band The Velvet Underground and lead singer Lou Reed, who is about to strike out on his own.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was one of the first to take rock and punk music seriously.
Dubbed 'the mother of rock', Lillian Roxon was the most influential rock journalist in the world from the mid-1960s to the early 1970s.
This is a clip from (I’m) Stranded, performed by the Saints and written by Ed Kuepper and Chris Bailey.