Michael Atkinson (musician)

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Michael Atkinson
Birth name Michael Atkinson
Origin Australia
Genres rock, Australian folk
Occupation(s) musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist, composer
Years active 1975-current
Labels Larrikin
Associated acts Redgum, John Schumann and the Vagabond Crew

Michael Atkinson is an Australian musician and composer. He was a member of Redgum from 1975–1987. While with Redgum he wrote many of the band's songs, and also contributed to the soundtrack of the film A Street to Die. After leaving Redgum, he worked as a composer on Australia films and television series, including the Russell Crowe film Heaven's Burning and popular police drama Blue Heelers.[1]