Clinton Walker

clinton walker picClinton Walker is a Sydney-based writer the Sun-Herald has called “our best chronicler of Australian grass-roots culture.” An art school drop-out and recovering rock critic, since the late 70s he’s published nine books mainly on music and popular culture, including Inner City Sound, Highway to Hell, Buried Country and Golden MIles; he’s also written extensively for televsion and as a freelance journalist, and produced a score of anthology CDs. In 2012, he published History is Made at Night, a polemic in defense of Australia’s besieged live/pub circuit, and next year a new edition of Buried Country will be published, along with its long-awaited sister volume, Deadly Woman Blues, a graphic history of black women in Australian music.

Clinton appears on the 2013 Face The Music session:
We Come From A Land Downunder