The Sports were a popular Australian rock group that performed and recorded between 1977 and 1981. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. Rock music is a genre of Popular music often though not necessarily employing Electric guitar, Bass guitar, and Drums. A musical ensemble is a group of two or more Musicians who perform instrumental or vocal Music. Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays Year 1981 ( MCMLXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981
Based in Melbourne, Victoria, the group signed to the Mushroom Records label and released a number of successful singles and albums. Melbourne ( is the second most populous city in Australia, with a Metropolitan area population of approximately 3 Mushroom Records is an Australian Record company formed by Michael Gudinski and Ray Evans in 1972. Their sound fit well with both 1970s British pub rock bands (such as Brinsley Schwarz) and British New Wave (such as Elvis Costello). Pub rock was a mid- to late-1970s musical movement largely centred around North London and South East Essex, particularly Canvey Island and Southend Brinsley Schwarz were a 1970s English pub rock band named after their Guitarist Brinsley Schwarz. New Wave is a Rock music genre that existed during the late 1970s and the 1980s Elvis Costello (born Declan Patrick MacManus 25 August 1954 is an English Musician and Singer-songwriter, with Irish ancestry Their best known songs include Boys (What Did The Detective Say?), Don't Throw Stones, When You Walk In The Room, How Come, Who Listens To The Radio?, Perhaps and Strangers on a Train.
The group broke up in 1981 with lead singer Stephen Cummings going on a successful solo singing career. Stephen Cummings is an Australian singer songwriter and author Guitarist Martin Armiger became a successful composer for film and TV. Martin Armiger is an Australian musician Armiger was born in the UK