Adventures in Australian Rock & Roll
'The Real Thing' captures the spirit of rock in Australia through the insider anecdotes and stories of the participants backed by exhaustive research and documentation. Accompanying the text are rare photos and images, many of which have come from previously untapped private collections.
It provides an entertaining and intimate view from the inside, striking a chord with every person who has bought a record by an Australian artist. Rock'n'roll has been the soundtrack to the lives of most Australians. This is more than the history of Australian music - it is the story of our lives.