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Entertainer, Born 1914, Warrnambool Vic, Died 2008
Smoky Dawson was Australia's first cowboy and a pioneer of Australian country music. Smoky and his horse Flash were legendary. An entire generation of young Australians grew up listening to his radio show and abiding by his "code of the west". He was interviewed for Film Australia's Australian Biography series in 1994.

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