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VOICE OF THE SEA – John’s new picture book

John's fourth picture book for kids, 'Voice of the Sea', will be published by Penguin Random House on 6th February 2024. The video of the song has now won an ARIA award and an overseas award for its use in an advertising campaign. It…
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New Art Series T-shirt

Introducing our newest product, the second in John's 'Art Series' T-shirts. The T-shirt is available in two colours, Natural White and Midnight Navy. The artwork by John under his 'Yobe Ellam' name is a quirky image inspired by his very popular…
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Have a wonderful Christmas

To all my True Blue fans and supporters, wishing you all a safe and happy Aussie Christmas, filled with love and friendship. We are so lucky to live in this great country. And a peaceful and prosperous New Year. Best wishes from John and…

‘Voice of the Sea’ ARIA

Not long after John had his hands in cement for the Australia Zoo 'Walk of Fame' yesterday, his song 'Voice of the Sea' was awarded an ARIA award in Sydney for the 'Best Use of an Australian Recording in an Advertisement (over 2 minutes). John…

New Song Release

I hope you like my new song, released today (Wednesday 18th October). It's just about encouraging us all, as Australians, to come together and appreciate this great land that we live in. You can listen to it on your favourite...

Willoshed 2024

Just a reminder folks that our 'Live at Willoshed' concerts will go on sale at 9am AEDT tomorrow (Friday 6th October). We only take 200 people each day so they sell out quickly. These links will go live tomorrow and you'll be redirected to...

Two new songs

I'm very excited to be releasing two new songs this Friday. ‘Uluru Forever’ is about my lifelong connection to this land, just as an indigenous person feels. I hope it conveys my optimism for The Voice as a new start to bring us all together...

‘How Many Songs’

After 53 years of writing songs and touring, I often wonder how much longer I can do it? However, the songs keep coming and so do the loyal fans of my music. The road has taken me away from loved ones over the years, so it hasn’t been...

Cruisin’ Country

Meg and I are so looking forward to going cruising again on Cruising' Country 2023 - Australia's ever-popular Country Music Cruise! Sailing ex Sydney on Royal Caribbean's beautiful Brilliance of the Seas from 1st-8th December for 7...

Vale Joy McKean

Since her recent passing, I’ve thought a lot about what Joy McKean meant to the industry. She was one of the legends and pioneers of Australian Country Music. Joy was the strength behind her husband, Slim Dusty, but she was also much...