Jimmy Little

Real Name:
James Oswald Little
Profile:
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

Jimmy Little - Encores album art Jimmy Little Encores (Album) Universal Record Club Australia 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
Jimmy Little - I Can't Stop Loving You album art Jimmy Little I Can't Stop Loving You (Album) Karussell, Karussell Scandinavia 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
Jimmy Little - By Request album art Jimmy Little By Request (Album) Festival Records Pty. Ltd., Calendar Records (2) Australia 1973 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
Jimmy Little - Messenger album art Jimmy Little Messenger (Album, Maxi) Festival Records 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
Jimmy Little - Down The Road album art Jimmy Little Down The Road (Album) ABC Country 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
Jimmy Little - You'll Never Walk Alone album art Jimmy Little You'll Never Walk Alone (Album) Festival Records Australia Unknown Sell This Version
Jimmy Little - Goodbye Old Rolf album art Jimmy Little Goodbye Old Rolf (Album) Universal Summit, Universal Summit Australia Unknown Sell This Version
Jimmy Little - The Country Sound Of Jimmy Little album art Jimmy Little The Country Sound Of Jimmy Little (Album) Universal Summit Australia Unknown Sell This Version
Jimmy Little - Sing To Glory album art Jimmy Little Sing To Glory (Album) Calendar Records (2) New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
Jimmy Little - The Best Of Jimmy Little album art Jimmy Little The Best Of Jimmy Little (Comp) Calendar Records (2) 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
FL-32,000, SFL-32,000 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(LP, Album) Festival Records, Festival Records FL-32,000, SFL-32,000 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

Singles & EPs

G25475 Jimmy Little - Sweet Mama / A Fool Such As I album art Jimmy Little Sweet Mama / A Fool Such As I(Shellac, 10", Mono) Regal Zonophone G25475 Australia 1956 Sell This Version
FK-3094 Jimmy Little - Danny Boy album art Jimmy Little Danny Boy(7", Single) Festival Records FK-3094 Australia 1959 Sell This Version

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