Jimmy Little

Jimmy Little

Real Name:
James Oswald Little
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Born: March 1, 1937 (at the Cummeragunja Mission on the Murray River in NSW, Australia)
Died: April 2, 2012 (at his home in Dubbo, NSW, Australia).

His "Royal Telephone" was the first song by an Australian Indigenous performer to top the pop music charts in 1960 (at a time when Aboriginal Australians were not recognised as Australian citizens). He also had a top 10 single "Baby Blue". He was managed in his later years by Graham Bidstrup (aka Graham "Buzz" Bidstrup). In 1999 he won Best Contemporary Album in the ARIAs (for "Messenger", also being inducted into the ARIA Hall Of Fame same year. Little won Aboriginal of the Year in 1989, was named NSW Senior Australian of the year in 2002, received the Australia Council's Red Ochre Award in 2004, was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honours of 2004 (for his work with indigenous health and education programs), received an honorary doctorate from Sydney University for his contribution to Aboriginal culture, and was also named a National Living Treasure (another significant, honorary Australian title). He started the The Jimmy Little Foundation in 2006 (which aims to increase the life expectancy of indigenous Australians in regional and remote areas) after receiving a kidney transplant.
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Jimmy Little Discography

Albums

SH66-94060 Jimmy Little Waltzing Matilda(LP, Album) Horizon Records (8) SH66-94060 Australia 1972 Sell This Version
FL-34721 SMX-41191 Jimmy Little Winterwood(LP) Festival Records Pty. Ltd. FL-34721 SMX-41191 Australia 1972 Sell This Version
S-5142 Jimmy Little Encores(LP, Club) World Record Club S-5142 Australia 1972 Sell This Version
2915.007 Jimmy Little I Can't Stop Loving You (Album) Summit Records Australia 2915.007 Scandinavia 1971 Sell This Version
L 45825/6 Jimmy Little An Evening With Jimmy Little Live At The Sydney Opera House(2xLP, Album) Festival Records L 45825/6 Australia 1978 Sell This Version
D32064 Jimmy Little Messenger (Album, Maxi) Festival Records D32064 Australia 1999 Sell This Version
334102 Jimmy Little Resonate(CD, Album) Festival Mushroom Records 334102 Australia 2001 Sell This Version
UM-444 Jimmy Little You'll Never Walk Alone (Album) Festival Records UM-444 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
SRA250-018 Jimmy Little The Country Sound Of Jimmy Little Summit Records Australia SRA250-018 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
FL-31,211 Jimmy Little Sing To Glory(LP, Album, Mono) Festival Records FL-31,211 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
R66-65 Jimmy Little Onward Christian Soldier(LP, Album) Calendar Records R66-65 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
SFL 932,995 Jimmy Little My Country(LP) Festival Records SFL 932,995 Australia Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

FK-3094 Jimmy Little Danny Boy(7", Single) Festival Records FK-3094 Australia 1959 Sell This Version
SEGO 70034, SEGO-70034 Jimmy Little A Fool Such As I(7", EP) Columbia, Columbia SEGO 70034, SEGO-70034 Australia 1960 Sell This Version
FK-3137 Jimmy Little The Bells Of St. Marys / Going My Way(7", Single) Festival Records FK-3137 Australia 1960 Sell This Version
FK-453 Jimmy Little Royal Telephone (Single) Festival Records FK-453 Australia 1963 Sell This Version
FX-10,763 Jimmy Little Royal Telephone(7", EP, Mono) Festival Records FX-10,763 UK 1963 Sell This Version
K-5504 Jimmy Little Baby Blue(7") Festival Records K-5504 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
K-6102 Jimmy Little Dance With Me (Just One More Time)(7", Single) Festival Records K-6102 Australia 1975 Sell This Version
K-5933 Jimmy Little Ain't It Good (To Feel This Way) / Love Is Here(7", Single) Festival Records K-5933 Australia 1975 Sell This Version
PRD-99/14 Jimmy Little The Way I Made You Feel(CD, Single, Promo) Festival Records PRD-99/14 Australia 1999 Sell This Version
PRD99/27 Jimmy Little Randwick Bells(CD, Single, Promo) Festival Records PRD99/27 Australia 1999 Sell This Version
CORROB1 Jimmy Little And Kylie Minogue Jimmy Little And Kylie Minogue - Bury Me Deep In Love(CD, Single, Promo) Festival Mushroom Records CORROB1 Australia 2001 Sell This Version
009 Adam Harvey , Jimmy Little Featuring Troy Cassar-Daley And Josh Arnold Adam Harvey , Jimmy Little Featuring Troy Cassar-Daley And Josh Arnold - ABC Music Sampler(CD, Single, Promo, Smplr) ABC Music, ABC Country, Universal Music Australia 009 Australasia 2003 Sell This Version
JIMMY1 Jimmy Little ,Featuring Melinda Schneider Jimmy Little ,Featuring Melinda Schneider - Reach Out(CD, Single, Promo) ABC Music JIMMY1 Australasia 2003 Sell This Version

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