The Great
Australian Groove

The Great Australian Groove CD

Vocals and Acoustic Guitar (all tracks)

Produced by Gary Shearston

The Great Australian Groove was recorded and mixed by Roger Ilott who also plays guitars, pedal steel & keyboards and again features Lee Williams on bass (& guitars), Gary’s son Luke Shearston on drums and Penny Davies on backing vocals. The album was mastered by William Bowden (Gotye, Hermitude, Empire of the Sun, Silverchair).

“In the past decade, we’ve been fortunate to have several releases from Gary Shearston. Each is filled with songs that feed the soul, challenge the mind and do the heart all power of good. God bless Gary Shearston. He most certainly has.” (Anna Rose, Northern Daily Leader)

CD - Rouseabout Records RRR57
(Undercover Music, Sydney 2012)

Song Lyrics (coming soon)

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1. Heading Home
2. Frost Across The Tablelands
3. In All Humility
4. When The Push Came To Shove
5. Down The Murrumbidgee
6. There Came A Criminal
7. Strangers
8. Glitch In The Glitz
9. Use Your Imagination
10. Never Give In
11. A Kindness To Keep
12. Passport Undertow
13. What Is Love?
14. Need Me Some Love
15. Strolling
16. Phantoms Of Night
17. From Goodness Knows Where
18. The Great Australian Groove

Words and Music by Gary Shearston

“The word ‘legend’ is used freely in the music world, but few could be more entitled to its use than Gary Shearston.” (Ian Dearden, Trad & Now)
“… the closest Australia has ever come to producing a local version of Bob Dylan.” (Bruce Elder, SMH)
“… royalty in our Australian music industry.”
(Raymond Phillips, Country Harvest)
“… an icon of Australian folk.”
(Jack Humphrys, Australian Options)
“Australia’s answer to Johnny Cash”
(Renowned Australia Producer, Phil Punch)
"...occupies a singular place in Australian music history" (Keith Glass, The Australian)

Gary Shearston's Great Australian Groove
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