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Just soaking it up...

In the hot Australian summer of 1979 Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser needed to spur on the efforts of Australians to cope with unemployment and inflation, both of which were rising at the time. The iconic catch-cry of the song 'C'mon Aussie, C'mon'. was first sung by the group Mojo in 1978 with the introduction of World Series Cricket and celebrated and urged the achievements of Australian champions.