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Melbourne Sharps.

Melbourne Sharps.

70s Melbourne gave birth to the Sharpies, or Sharps subculture. The name comes from their focus on looking and dressing "sharp".

CITY SHARPS - AUSSIE PUB ROCK BAND

70s Melbourne gave birth to the Sharpies, or Sharps subculture. The name comes from their focus on looking and dressing "sharp".

Sharpies: The mulleted rocker kids of 70s Australia

Sharpies: The mulleted rocker kids of 70s Australia

Just when I think I’ve carefully cataloged all the rock ‘n’ roll subcultures in my nerdy little brain, I hear about a group of kids that did something totally recognizable, yet completely regional, and realize I’m just a provincial American. The “sharpies” of Australia (not to be confused with anti-racist skinheads called “sharps”) were a bit like English skinheads. They were regional groups of generally working class kids, dressing up to signify their solidarity with the movement or even…

Carol JERREMS, (Sharpie couples in front of poster)

Carol JERREMS, (Sharpie couples in front of poster)

Melbourne Sharpies - 70s

Melbourne Sharpies

Melbourne Sharpies

Rare 1974 insight to Sharpies in Melbourne.By Greg Macainsh. Lobby Lloyd and Billy Thorpe concert at the Melbourne Showgrounds

Carol Jerrems Australian photographer. ‘Mark and Flappers’ 1975 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

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Carol Jerrems Australian photographer. ‘Mark and Flappers’ 1975 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Sharps n Brushes

::THE LOOK – adventures in rock and pop fashion:: » Sport

Paul Gorman spent six years writing The Look: adventures in Rock and Pop Fashion. This is his blog.

Coloured Balls - Help Me (Sunbury '73) 1973 - YouTube

Coloured Balls - Help Me (Sunbury '73) 1973

The Coloured Balls performing "Help Me" at Sunbury '73. Excellent blues jam with a basic bass line which I pretty much picked up when practicing my bass. The...

Sharpies dancing .

Scrapbook - Skins n Sharps

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SHARPIES

Sharpies Melbourne 1973 - youth gang.

Rennie Ellis – “Sharpies” – + all of the above

The Sharpies were youth gangs in Australia from the 60’s through to the 80’s. via Ruguru (link is nsfw)