John Williamson

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With more great songs than is fair for one man to have written, John Williamson has followed his heroes, Banjo Paterson and Henry Lawson, in helping to define the Australian character.

From the first song he wrote in 1970, Old Man Emu, to whatever his latest tale of life in the bush happens to be, John has been true to his roots and deliberately ignorant of fads and trends.

That hasn't changed with his magnificent new album, 'Wildlife Warriors: It's Time'.

In just over 35 years in the industry, he has:


released 37 albums, 10 videos, 5 DVDs and 3 impressive books of lyrics and stories;
collected 23 Golden Guitars at the Country Music Awards of ...

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ARIA Hall Of Fame Performance Line-Up Announced

25 October 2010 0 comments

It's nearly time for the 2010 ARIA Hall of Fame, and this year's event is set to be another amazing ...

2010 ARIA Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

28 September 2010 0 comments

Five artists will be inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame this year, joining Australian music...

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