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Australian Indigenous performer Gurrumul Yunupingu has today released his new single Maralitja – Crocodile Man, originally performed by Yothu Yindi, as a tribute to the late Dr Yunupingu, whom Gurrumul called “wawa” or “brother”. Gurrumul will be performing Maralitja – Crocodile Man at the National Indigenous Music Awards in Darwin tomorrow night. The song was
Ex-Yothu Yindi frontman Dr M Yunupingu has passed away overnight in his Yirrkala home in Eastern Arnhem Land, following a long battle with kidney disease. The musician and educator was 56. Yunupingu founded Yothu Yindi in 1986, with the group releasing 6 albums between 1988 and 2000. He and the group experienced mainstream success with