John Williamson

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Folk Soundtracks
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Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

1 November 1945, Quambatook, Victoria, Australia. Williamson’s musically inclined parents sang in amateur operatic productions. At the end of his teens, the family relocated to Croppa Creek, near Moree, New South Wales. Singing at a local restaurant he introduced his first composition, ‘Old Man Emu’, which was a great success. He sang it on television’s New Faces, winning first place, part of the prize being a recording contract. Williamson recorded the song for Fable Records and saw it rise swiftly to number 1 in the Australian pop charts.

Through the 70s Williamson toured the country and at the start of the 80s signed with Festival Records. Centring his repertoire in Australian tales, he found audiences responding readily to the concept. Over the following years he composed some 200 songs, including ‘Campfire On The Road’, ‘Three Sons’, ‘Bells In A Bushman’s Ear’, ‘Cootamundra...

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True Blue: The Very Best of John Williamson (2-CD)
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1941 [CD]
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Platinum Collection
Platinum Collection (CD)
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Gunyah
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Anthems: A Celebration of Australia
Wildlife Warriors: It's Time (A Tribute To Steve
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The Way It is
The Way It is (CD)
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Home Among the Gum Trees
Bound for Botany Bay
Waltzing Matilda: John Williamson Live!
Old Man EMU
Old Man EMU (CD)
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Old Farts in Caravan Parks (Live)
True Blue 2
True Blue 2 (CD)
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Mates on the Road
Mates on the Road (CD)
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Boomerang Caf‚
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J.W.'s Family Album
Family Album No. 2
Mulga to Mangoes
Mulga to Mangoes (CD)
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Hillbilly Road
Hillbilly Road (CD)
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Old Farts in Caravan Parks (Live)
We Love This Country
Chandelier of Stars
Chandelier of Stars (CD)
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Chandelier of Stars [Bonus DVD] (2-CD)
Warragul
Warragul (CD)
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Waratah St.
Waratah St. (CD)
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