Michael Atkinson (musician)
|Birth name||Michael Atkinson|
|Genres||rock, Australian folk|
|Occupation(s)||musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist, composer|
|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.