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The real story of the man behind the bands - and a backstage pass to forty years of Australian rock music. Known to many as GODinski, Michael Gudinski is unquestionably the most powerful and influential figure in the Australian rock'n'roll music business - and has been for the last four decades. Often referred to as 'the father of the Australian music industry', he has nurtured the careers of many artists - Kylie Minogue, Jimmy Barnes, Paul Kelly, Skyhooks, Split Enz, Yothu Yindi, to name just a few. But his reach isn't limited to Australian artists. With his Frontier Touring Company, Gudinski has toured The Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Sting ... pretty much a who's who of the arena level international music scene. A self-made multi-millionaire, Gudinski is the Australian equivalent of Richard Branson or David Geffen, but who is this tough, inspired, flamboyant and impassioned businessman who has shaped Australian popular culture? Where did he come from, and how has he stayed relevant for so long in an industry notorious for its fickleness? Rock journalist Stuart Coupe delves into Gudinski's life to find the answers - and in doing so gives us a backstage pass to forty years of Australian rock.

"A larger-than-life figure, Michael was widely respected for his unwavering passion for all music - in particular ... Gudinski also loved the AFL and was a keen racing fan. AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan said Gudinski, a lifelong St Kilda supporter, was "a huge figure in our game", and Victoria Racing ... In his role as Executive Director of the Group (a position he has held since 2013), Matt Gudinski is responsible for overseeing strategy and operations across almost two dozen subsidiary brands and hundreds of staff. Gudinski drifted for a while at the turn of the century but in the past 10 years revitalised Frontier with massive tours and a new roster of recording artists such as the Teskey Brothers, The ... ED SHEERAN.

Racing insiders claim Mr Gudinski laid $5000 to $10,000 bets and was a regular at racetrack betting rings, sporting a cap. Leading figures in Australia's arts and entertainment industries are paying tribute to "Aussie icon" Michael Gudinski after his sudden death. 02/03/2021 The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) is deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Australian music icon Michael Gudinski AM. Michael was an avid racing fan and horse owner, as passionate about racing as he was about Australian music. Gudinski's empire spanned a multitude of music-related businesses, including touring, record labels, publishing, merchandising, booking agencies, film and television production and creative ... Gudinski signed the early Finn brothers band Split Enz, which became a hit act for Mushroom in the 1980s.