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'Ard Tack

Danny Spooner: 'Ard Tack (Danny Spooner DS006)

'Ard Tack
Australian Songs of Toil and Reward
Danny Spooner

Danny Spooner DS006 (CD, Australia, 2004)

Produced by Paul Petran;
Recorded and mastered by Russell Thomson in Melbourne on March 17, 2004;
Cover photograph by E.A.J. Lumme;
Back cover painting by Ron Edwards;
CR layout and artwork by Dieter Bajzek

Musicians

Danny Spooner, vocals, English concertina

Tracks

  1. Travelling Down the Castlereagh (Roud 8399) (3.23)
  2. The Flash Stockman (Roud 22616) (2.06)
  3. The Mines of Australia (2.51)
  4. Look Out Below (3.57)
  5. On the Wallaby (or The Tentpoles Are Rotting) (4.12)
  6. The Cocky of Bungaree (Roud 20415) (3.37)
  7. Springtime It Brings On the Shearing (3.11)
  8. Four Little Johnny Cakes (4.00)
  9. The Catalpa (Roud 5480) (3.35)
  10. Dinki Di (Roud 10189) (1.32)
  11. 'Ard Tack (2.40)
  12. Shearing in a Bar (Roud 24811) (5.13)
  13. Euabalong Ball (3.04)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 trad., based on a poem by ‘Banjo’ Paterson;
Track 4 Charles Thatcher;
Track 5 Henry Lawson / trad.;
Track 7 E.J. Overbury / trad.;
Track 12 Duke Tritton