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Hoodoo Gurus

1000 Miles Away

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“1000 Miles Away” is a single by iconic Australian rock group Hoodoo Gurus that was written by Dave Faulkner. It was released by RCA Records in June, 1991 and reached #33 on the Australian singles chart; The crew of Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Canberra had an association with the song after they adopted it as their ‘anthem’. Hoodoo Gurus played a concert including the Replenishment At Sea song “1000 Miles Away” on-board during their last voyage out of Fremantle to Fleet Base West, prior to its decommissioning in 2005. The single was also released as a limited edition picture disc, on which the B-side is not listed but titled as 4 symbolic drawings: an eye, a light bulb, a horseshoe, and a circle with a line through it (for back cover see below right, when read using... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ A thousand miles away

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fred wrote on October, 13th 2013 at 11:00pm:
also in cnn's travel song list #travel


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