The Zest Is History
S2E7: The Nutbush - Why The Hell Are Aussies The Only Ones Who Do This Bloody Dance
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
SMH article from 2018 by Mary Ward
The Music article from 2019 by Lauren Baxter
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
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
North West Star by Derek Barry 2021
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