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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Albums

U-589 Jimmy Little - A Tree In The Meadow album art Jimmy Little A Tree In The Meadow(LP) Universal Record Club U-589 Australia 1963 Sell This Version
R66-347 Jimmy Little - Encores album art Jimmy Little Encores (Album) Universal Record Club R66-347 Australia 1967 Sell This Version
SFL 932114 Jimmy Little - Ballads And Strings album art Jimmy Little Ballads And Strings(LP, Album, Promo, W/Lbl) Festival Records SFL 932114 New Zealand 1967 Sell This Version
SFL932783 Jimmy Little - Country Boy Country Hits album art Jimmy Little Country Boy Country Hits(LP, Album) Festival Records SFL932783 Australia 1968 Sell This Version
2915 007, 2915.007 Jimmy Little - I Can't Stop Loving You album art Jimmy Little I Can't Stop Loving You (Album) Karussell, Karussell 2915 007, 2915.007 Scandinavia 1971 Sell This Version
2915.002, 2915 002 Jimmy Little - Jimmy Little Sings The Country And Western Greats album art Jimmy Little Featuring The Jimmy Little Trio Jimmy Little Featuring The Jimmy Little Trio - Jimmy Little Sings The Country And Western Greats (Album) Karussell, Karussell 2915.002, 2915 002 Norway 1971 Sell This Version
SH66-94060 Jimmy Little - Waltzing Matilda album art Jimmy Little Waltzing Matilda(LP, Album) Horizon (16) SH66-94060 Australia 1972 Sell This Version
FL-34721 Jimmy Little - Winterwood album art Jimmy Little Winterwood(LP) Festival Records FL-34721 Australia 1972 Sell This Version
FL-31266 Jimmy Little - By Request album art Jimmy Little By Request (Album) Festival Records Pty. Ltd., Calendar Records (2) FL-31266 Australia 1963 Sell This Version
L 35672, L-35,672 Jimmy Little - All For Love album art Jimmy Little All For Love(LP) Festival Records, Festival Records L 35672, L-35,672 Australia 1975 Sell This Version
L 45825/6 Jimmy Little - An Evening With Jimmy Little Live At The Sydney Opera House album art 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
CD 90012 Jimmy Little - Yorta Yorta Man album art Jimmy Little Yorta Yorta Man(CD, Album) Monitor CD 90012 Australia 1995 Sell This Version
D32064 Jimmy Little - Messenger album art Jimmy Little Messenger (Album, Maxi) Festival Records D32064 Australia 1999 Sell This Version
334102 Jimmy Little - Resonate album art Jimmy Little Resonate(CD, Album) Festival Mushroom Records 334102 Australia 2001 Sell This Version
JL1 Jimmy Little - Down The Road album art Jimmy Little Down The Road (Album) ABC Country JL1 Australia 2003 Sell This Version
337932 Jimmy Little - Life’s What You Make It album art Jimmy Little Life’s What You Make It(CD, Album) Festival Records Pty. Ltd. 337932 Australia 2004 Sell This Version
5310556322 Jimmy Little - Songman (Messenger & Life’s What You Make It) album art Jimmy Little Songman (Messenger & Life’s What You Make It)(3xCD, Album, S/Edition) Warner Music Australia 5310556322 Australia 2013 Sell This Version
FL-31,211 Jimmy Little - Sing To Glory album art Jimmy Little Sing To Glory (Album) Calendar Records (2) FL-31,211 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
U-444 Jimmy Little - You'll Never Walk Alone album art Jimmy Little You'll Never Walk Alone (Album) Festival Records U-444 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
SRA250.083, SRA-250,083 Jimmy Little - Goodbye Old Rolf album art Jimmy Little Goodbye Old Rolf (Album) Universal Summit, Universal Summit SRA250.083, SRA-250,083 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
SRA250-018 Jimmy Little - The Country Sound Of Jimmy Little album art Jimmy Little The Country Sound Of Jimmy Little (Album) Universal Summit SRA250-018 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
L-15044 Jimmy Little - The Best Of Jimmy Little album art Jimmy Little The Best Of Jimmy Little (Comp) Calendar Records (2) L-15044 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
FL-31,797 Jimmy Little - Royal Telephone & Other Songs Of Faith album art Jimmy Little Royal Telephone & Other Songs Of Faith(LP, Album, Mono) Festival Records FL-31,797 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
R66-65 Jimmy Little - Onward Christian Soldier album art Jimmy Little Onward Christian Soldier(LP, Album, RE) Calendar Records (2) R66-65 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
SFL 932,995 Jimmy Little - My Country album art Jimmy Little My Country(LP) Festival Records SFL 932,995 Australia Unknown Sell This Version