Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Vale Dr G - the Elcho Island Angelic Voice

It is understood the singer had been receiving dialysis and had been ill for some time. His family are expected to be offered a state funeral, News Corp reported.
The singer, from the remote community of Galiwin’ku on Elcho Island, 500 kilometres east of Darwin, was a founding member of the groundbreaking Yothu Yindi band before shooting to solo stardom in 2008, winning an ARIA Award for his namesake album.
The album hit triple platinum in Australia, silver in the UK and charted in multiple countries worldwide.
Dr Yunupingu was described by veteran music critic Bruce Elder as possessing “the greatest voice this continent has ever recorded”.
Musician G Yunupingu dies aged 46

ABC Tribute to Dr G Yunupingu: world famous indigenous musician


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