Music Monday – Possibly the most subversive song in Australian music

John Farnham’s Sadie The Cleaning Lady

In the 1970s, John Farnham was under watch of ASIO (Australian Security Intelligence Organisation) for being a potential supporter of the Aboriginal tent embassy. ASIO suspected the tent embassay was being used as a front for a Maoist-led, armed overthrow of the Australian government.

For the full story: Farnham on ASIO’s radar for tent embassy support (SMH: 18 Mar 2012)

text by @redglitterx


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