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Divine Rites: Radio Birdman Flies Again

Nicholas Rothwell, The Australian, 21 April 1981

The rock group Radio Birdman, whose followers almost became a secret society, is soon to rise again as the New Race, a controversial name with disturbing overtones. Nicholas Rothwell examines the political, social and artistic implications.

Total word count of piece: 1548


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