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15-May-2014
15-May-2014
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders
A plaque commemorates Roger Hogan, who under the name of "Dusty Rankin" became a signigicant contributor to country music in Australia. Roger died in 2015. 

An Australian singer and pioneer in Australian country music, his career began around 1946 and he first recorded on the Regal Zonophone label in 1948. He is also known for many country compositions with some songs becoming standards in the field of country music. Dusty toured extensively and enjoyed immense popularity with many of his songs becoming standards of the time. He recorded up until 1980 on labels such as Columbia, Hadley, and Selection Records and was inducted into Australasian Country Music Roll of Renown in January 1996.

Location

Address:Cumming Avenue, Median Strip, Birchip, 3483
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.982077
Long: 142.917531
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Arts

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 15th April, 1995
Front Inscription

ROGER HOGAN
Erected by the Shire of Birchip
in recognition of Roger`s contribution
to country music throughout Australasia.

The Birchip boy who became a legend
"DUSTY RANKIN"

15 April 1995

Source: MA
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