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The Down Under Hour, show 53, 01-24-2024

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Show 53, January, 24, 2024

The second annual Australia Day show

Like it or not, it is worth recognising that January 26 is regarded as Australia Day by many Australians. For this reason, today’s show begins with Advance Australia Fair 2.0, performed by the Desert Song Festival choirs in 2019. Via YouTube.

Intro: Roulette - Dom Mariani and the Majestic Kelp, Underwater Casino, 2003

Black Fella White Fella - Warumpi Band, from their 1985 album Big Name, No Blankets.

Ghost Spirits - Yothu Yindi, from 2000, their album Garma.

Marryuna - Baker Boy feat. Yirrmal, from a 2002 YouTube. The title roughly translates as Lets Dance, dance with no shame.

With A Little Help From My Friends - Dan Sultan and Ella Hooper do the Lennon-McCartney song with big band backing from the RocKwiz band in 2009 on show No. 100.

Constantinople - Egyptian-Australian musician Joseph Tawadros fronts the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in the Sydney Opera House for a 2020 concert recording.

Crack of Dawn - Miriam Lieberman, from Birds of the Moon, her 2014 album.

Home - Emma Donovan and the Putbacks, from the 2021 album Under These Streets.

Got A Feeling - Tamam Shud, from an EP they released in 1972 titled Bali Waters. They had been recording music for a soundtrack to the movie Evolution by Paul Witzig, one of the great Australian surf-filmmakers. This version from an expanded release of the the Tamam Shud album Evolution.

I Never Kissed Her - Opelousas, from Opelousas Baby, from 2019. The band features Kerri Simpson and Alison Ferrier on vocals and guitars, and Anthony Shortte on drums.

Love’s Not Good Enough - my favorite Skyhooks song, from the album Ego Is Not A Dirty Word, 1975.

Man Out of Time - Broderick Smith, the title track to his 2018 album.

Outro - Chicken Omelette, by Baby Langston, from their acclaimed album.   

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