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S2E7: The Nutbush - Why The Hell Are Aussies The Only Ones Who Do This Bloody Dance

Season 2, Ep. 7

In this long-awaited, much-delayed by illness and (technological) misadventure episode, Josie talks Mel through the mysterious origin story of Australia's national dance - The Nutbush. We recorded this as a livestream for our Patreon supporters so if you want to watch us record the next ep, get involved here for just $5 a month: patreon.com/thezestishistory


Video of the Nutbush for any non-Aussie listeners! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_heNiNHqmnY


Credits:


Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutbush_City_Limits

SMH article from 2018 by Mary Ward

https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life-and-relationships/schoolhouse-outhouse-the-mysterious-history-of-the-nutbush-20181115-p50g9n.html

The Music article from 2019 by Lauren Baxter

https://themusic.com.au/news/wtf-australia-turns-out-we-are-the-only-country-that-does-the-nutbush-dance/KiA2PD8-ISA/01-02-19/

A 2017 post from the Tina Turner Blog: https://tinaturnerblog.com/2017/06/03/the-nutbush-dance/ 

Herald Sun article 2021 by Cameron Adams and Holly Byrnes

https://www.heraldsun.com.au/entertainment/celebrity/tina-turner-documentary-reveals-music-stars-harrowing-personal-story-and-why-shes-retiring/news-story/4aa591185102df4a11defc5534a789f4 

Reddit post by Hank Sparrow in 2016 https://www.reddit.com/r/australia/comments/49765n/im_trying_to_trace_the_nutbush_dance_back_to_its/ 

Buzzfeed by Clare Aston 2021

https://www.buzzfeed.com/clareaston/the-world-doesnt-know-about-nutbush-in-oz 

North West Star by Derek Barry 2021

https://www.northweststar.com.au/story/7336149/new-nutbush-record-on-last-day-of-the-big-red-bash/


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