Archie Roach: a life in song

Broadcast:
Wednesday 11 July 2018 8:05PM

Indigenous singer-songwriter Archie Roach became the voice of the stolen generations with his ballad Took the Children Away.

Removed from his family at the age of three, Archie grew up to be a troubled youth , before finding his feet through music and meeting his life-long partner Ruby Hunter, also a musician and member of the stolen generations.

Archie Roach traces his life from stolen child to indigenous leader and sings the songs which signpost his life.

Recorded Blue Mountains Music Festival 17 March 2018

Speakers

Archie Roach indigenous singer and songwriter

RN's Gregg Borschmann interviewer

Further Information

Big Ideas Mission Songs

Credits

Presenter
Paul Barclay
Producer
Lindy Raine
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