Shirl : The Life and Times of a Legendary Larrikin


Chippie, surfie, glam rocker in bib ‘n' braces, kids show host, breakfast DJ and straight-talking superstar, Graeme Ronald Strachan was many things to many people. But he was always ‘Shirley', from the time his teenage surfie mates re-christened him to the day he died in a helicopter crash in2001, aged 49. In the 1970s, out front of trailblazing Melbourne rockers Skyhooks, Shirley was the voice and face of such massive hits as ‘Horror Movie' and ‘Ego is Not a Dirty Word', as well as his breakout solo smash, the ballad ‘Every Little Bit Hurts'. When his desire for the rock and roll spotlightfaded, Shirley moved into other, equally successful ventures: host of the long-running children's show Shirl's read more

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ISBN:

9781742702605

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

288

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

Weight:

380g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Biography and Memoir , Art and Photography

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 August 2012

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jeff Apter