A Hell of a Career

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Disc 1: Old Man Emu; True Blue; Hawkesbury River Lovin’; Diggers of the ANZAC (This is Gallipoli) Wrinkles; Queen in the Sport of Kings; I Can’t Feel Those Chains Any Longer; Mallee Boy; The Budgie Song; Galleries of Pink Galahs; Raining on the Rock; Cootamundra Wattle; Sail the Nullarbor; Westown; Boomerang Café; Amazing Day; Boogie with M’Baby; Ancient Mountains; Bill the Cat; Dingo; Goodbye Blinky Bill

Disc 2: Island of Oceans; Rip Rip Woodchip; A Flag of Our Own’ A Bushman Can’t Survive; Wintergreen; Papa Whisky November; Prettiest Girl in the Kimberley; Sir Don; Three Sons; A Thousand Feet; The Baggy Green; Sing You the Outback; Salisbury Street; Glory to Australia; Chandelier of Stars; Flower on the Water; The Joy is in the Journey; Hillbilly Road; Cydi; The Big Red; Hang My Hat in Queensland; Prairie Hotel Parachilna; Rescue Me

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This album contains 44 tracks on two CDs celebrating the best of John’s prolific songwriting and recording career to date(released in 2013). Narrowing his 500+ song catalogue to a ‘best of’ is never and easy task, but the two discs trace his career, starting from his first song ‘Old Man Emu’ through to never-released before studio version of ‘Island Of Oceans’ plus live recordings of ‘Hang My Hat In Queensland’, ‘Prairie Hotel Parachilna’, ‘Rescue Me’ and others which were recorded with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the memorable Sydney Opera House concert in 2010.

TRACK LISTING: DISC ONE

  1. Old Man Emu
  2. True Blue (21st anniversary version)
  3. Hawkesbury River Lovin’
  4. Diggers of the ANZAC (This is Gallipoli)
  5. Wrinkles
  6. Queen in the Sport of Kings
  7. I Can’t Feel Those Chains Any Longer
  8. Mallee Boy
  9. The Budgie Song
  10. Galleries of Pink Galahs
  11. Raining on the Rock (with Warren H Williams)
  12. Cootamundra Wattle
  13. Sail the Nullarbor
  14. Westown
  15. Boomerang Café
  16. Amazing Day
  17. Boogie with M’Baby
  18. Ancient Mountains
  19. Bill the Cat
  20. Dingo
  21. Goodbye Blinky Bill

DISC TWO

  1. Island of Oceans
  2. Rip Rip Woodchip
  3. A Flag of our Own
  4. A Bushman Can’t Survive (with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra)
  5. Wintergreen
  6. Papa Whisky November
  7. Prettiest Girl in the Kimberley (with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra)
  8. Sir Don
  9. Three Sons
  10. A Thousand Feet (with Warren H Williams)
  11. The Baggy Green
  12. Sing You the Outback
  13. Salisbury Street
  14. Glory to Australia
  15. Chandelier of Stars
  16. Flower on the Water
  17. The Joy is in the Journey
  18. Hillbilly Road
  19. Cydi
  20. The Big Red
  21. Hang My Hat in Queensland (with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra)
  22. Prairie Hotel Parachilna (with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra)
  23. Rescue Me (with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra)

 

Additional Information

Weight 135 g
Dimensions 130 × 130 × 20 mm
Year

2013

Track Listing

disc 1

  1. Old Man Emu
  2. True Blue - 21st Anniversary Version
  3. Hawkesbury River Lovin'
  4. Diggers Of The Anzac (This Is Gallipoli)
  5. Wrinkles
  6. Queen In The Sport Of Kings (Live)
  7. I Can't Feel Those Chains Any Longer (Live)
  8. Mallee Boy
  9. The Budgie Song
  10. Galleries Of Pink Galahs
  11. Raining On The Rock (Live with Warren H Williams)
  12. Cootamundra Wattle
  13. Sail The Nullarbor
  14. Westown
  15. Boomerang Café
  16. Amazing Day
  17. Boogie With M' Baby (Live)
  18. Ancient Mountains
  19. Bill The Cat
  20. Dingo
  21. Goodbye Blinky Bill

disc 2

  1. Island Of Oceans
  2. Rip Rip Woodchip
  3. A Flag Of Our Own
  4. A Bushman Can't Survive (Live Orchestra Version)
  5. Wintergreen
  6. Papa Whisky November
  7. Prettiest Girl In The Kimberley (Live Orchestra Version)
  8. Sir Don
  9. Three Sons
  10. A Thousand Feet (with Warren H Williams)
  11. The Baggy Green
  12. Sing You The Outback
  13. Salisbury Street
  14. Glory To Australia (Live)
  15. Chandelier Of Stars
  16. Flower On The Water
  17. The Joy Is In The Journey
  18. Hillbilly Road
  19. Cydi
  20. The Big Red
  21. Hang My Hat In Queensland (Live Orchestra Version)
  22. Prairie Hotel Parachilna (Live Orchestra Version)
  23. Rescue Me (Live Orchestra Version)

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True Blue Causes

Many of John Williamson's fans will be aware of the causes he has supported over his long career. He promotes these during his public appearances on stage, radio, television and in the press. John has always been careful to place his patronage on those organisations which reflect his own views, particularly of Australia, its people and its bush heritage together with its flora and fauna.

He has supported a number of the organisations listed for a period stretching back well over 20 years. If you would like to take an interest in any of the causes he recommends, please check the websites for further information.

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