Down Under

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Today is the sad day of the death of Greg Ham, the brilliant flautist and saxaphone player of one of my all time favorite groups Men at Work.

I grew up listening to Men at Work as a kid in Australia. The song “Down Under” was like a national anthem to us. To me as a kid it made me feel very cool to be Australian, and encapsulated the spirit that Australians have of being rebellious and free spirited.

As I grow up, more and more of the people who were part of my youth are dying. I will always feel a tinge of warmth and remembrance of lost youth when I listen to the classic “Down Under”

Down Under – Men At Work (HQ Audio) (by Luiscmck8Os2)