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Blood and Thunder: The Sound of Alberts


From the 1960s, Albert Productions created a house of hits in Australia that changed the sound of Australian popular music.

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From the 1960s, Albert Productions created a house of hits in Australia that changed the sound of Australian popular music. Under the guidance of Ted Albert and songwriters/producers Harry Vanda and George Young, Alberts became a family of artists including Billy Thorpe, The Easybeats,
Stevie Wright, AC/DC, Rose Tattoo, The Angels and TMG, who conquered the charts and achieved international acclaim. The Alberts guitar sound was like a throbbing V8 motor, the sound of working class good times. Anti-authority, hard-living suburban young Australia at its most confident and exciting.

Regarded by many as the greatest Australian pop band of the 1960s, The Easybeats were the first Australian rock and roll act to score an international pop hit with the single "Friday on My Mind".
Guitarists George Young and Harry Vanda would have long careers as the house producers and songwriters at Alberts Productions, whilst singer Stevie Wright would have a successful solo career of his own.

If The Easybeats were considered the greatest Australian band of the 1960s, then AC/DC should be considered the greatest Australian rock band of all time. Over a forty year career AC/DC's hard rock sound has provided the band record sales of over 200M worldwide whilst their seminal album Back In Black is the fifth highest selling album by any artist.

Signed to Alberts Productions in 1975 on the recommendation of AC/DC's Bon Scott and Malcolm Young, the Angels released the classic "Am Ever Going To See Your Face Again" the following year. Whilst not a hit on launch, the track has taken on a life of its own and is not considered an Aussie anthem.

Taking on the heavy guitar sound for which Alberts Productions had become synonymous and running
with it, Rose Tattoo blended a hard, bluesy sound with the gravel throated vocals of lead singer Angry Anderson. Songs like "Bad Boy for Love" and "Rock 'n' Roll Outlaw" have made The Tatts one of the most revered acts in Australian rock and roll.
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    Beyond Home Entertainment
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  • Boxed Width
    13.60 cm
  • Boxed Length
    19.10 cm
  • Boxed Height
    1.50 cm
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StateAreaDelivery & Collection Time
ACTCanberra & Suburbs6-8 business days
NSWSydney & Suburbs5-7 business days
Gosford Region5-7 business days
Newcastle5-7 business days
Tweed Heads / Murwillumbah5-7 business days
Wollongong area7-9 business days
VictoriaVIC Metro5-7 business days
Vic Country7-9 business days
QueenslandQLD Metro5-7 business days
QLD Near Country5-7 business days
QLD Far Country5-7 business days
South AustraliaAdelaide Metro7-9 business days
SA Country7-9 business days
Western AustraliaPerth Metro5-7 business days
WA Country Near5-7 business days
WA Country Far5-7 business days
TasmaniaTasmania7-9 business days
Northern TerritoryNT Near7-9 business days
NT Far5-7 business days
NT Other5-7 business days