Piano-rockers The Whitlams 'have a bash' at country chords

Josh Leeson
March 2 2024 - 4:00am
The Whitlams Black Stump features, from left, Rod McCormack, Ollie Thorpe, Tim Freedman, Matt Fell and Terepai Richmond. Picture by Damian Bennett
The Whitlams Black Stump features, from left, Rod McCormack, Ollie Thorpe, Tim Freedman, Matt Fell and Terepai Richmond. Picture by Damian Bennett

WHEN The Whitlams emerged out of Sydney's hip inner-west in the '90s singing songs about avant-garde musicians and left-wing politics, no one could have dreamt they would one day perform at the Deniliquin Ute Muster.

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Josh Leeson

Josh Leeson

Journalist

Josh Leeson is an entertainment and features journalist, specialising in music, at the Newcastle Herald. He first joined the masthead in 2008 after stints at the Namoi Valley Independent and Port Stephens Examiner and has previously covered sport including the Asian Cup, A-League, Surfest, cricket and rugby league.