A Pub With No Beer: SLIM DUSTY

Australian singles charts:
A Pub With No Beer entered the Kent charts on 11 January 1958 and was a #1 hit. The song was #10 on the Top 100 of 1958.

A Pub with No Beer was made famous by country singer Slim Dusty in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
The song was adapted by Gordon Parsons from the original poem A Pub Without Beer by Irish poet Dan Sheahan of Ingham, North Queensland, in the Day Dawn Hotel, now known as Lees Hotel.
Slim Dusty’s recording of A Pub with No Beer became the first Australian single to become a gold record and was the biggest-selling record by an Australian at the time. It was the first single by an Australian artist to enter the British charts, reaching number three.
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