Born in 1927 as David Gordon Kirkpatrick, Slim Dusty became one of Australia's most prolific recording artists and released 106 albums with estimated combined sales of 6 million. He was known outside Australia for his 1957 worldwide hit A Pub With No Beer, and for performing Waltzing Matilda at the closing ceremony of the Sydney Olympics in 2000. Slim Dusty died on 19th September 2003 after a long battle with cancer.
Slim Dusty
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BBC News
Report of the State funeral for Slim Dusty held on 26th September 2003. (September 26, 2003)
BBC News
Report of Slim Dusty's death from cancer on 19th September 2003. (September 19, 2003)
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