Australian singles chart:
Future of Our Nation entered the Kent charts on 12 July 1971 and peaked at #56.
The song is on the live album Nickelodeon.
BONUS CLIP BELOW – the song performed on ABC-TV’s GTK
Upon returning from the UK, the Masters undertook a wide-ranging Australian tour in 1971, beginning in Perth. Howard Gable joined them with portable four-track equipment and recorded their first show at the Nickelodeon Theatre, a former cinema that had been converted to a live music venue. Although they had only just stepped off the boat from England, and were tired and under-rehearsed, the band dutifully went through their hastily-prepared set, and although they were never really satisfied with the outcome, these recordings became the live album Nickelodeon. The powerful, brooding Future of Our Nation, written by Doug Ford, and with vocals by Doug and Jim Keays, was released as a single.
Read more: www.milesago.com/artists/masters.htm
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