Slim Dusty Top 5 Facts

 
1
In 1957 he recorded A Pub With No Beer - at that time the biggest selling record ever by an Australian
2
In 1970 he was awarded an MBE for services to music
3
He achieved gold status for his super hit Duncan in 1980
4
Slim released his 100th album in 2000, a landmark for the Australian recording industry
5
In 2000, Channel 9 filmed a special one hour Slim Dusty, This Is Your Life, the second time he had starred in the show
6
Slim Dusty is Australia's most significant country music artists ever, a true pioneer in the Australian record industry. Slim recently achieved the milestone of releasing his 100th album, which not surprisingly debuted in the country music charts at number 1.

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