Manfred the Poet


Real Aussie Culture in Books and CDs

May this list never be complete

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Brian Bell
CD My First CD of Poems

Long John Best
CD More Than Winter Underwear
CD Bush Poetry In Motion

John Bird
Books Selected Poems and bush Ballads Vol 1, 2 and 3

Mark Both
CD Seeing Through Walls

Harold Briggs
CD From the Horses Mouth

Jim Brown
CD Caring For The High Country
CD The ANZAC on the Wall
CD “Banjo” & ANZACs

Jimmy Brown
CD Tall Tales & Teardrops

David Campbell
CD Skycatcher
Book Skycatcher ISBN 9780646473147

Ellis Campbell
CD A Selection of Original Verse
Book The Gloss of the Bush ISBN 1 876409 10 X
Book Shadows of Yesteryear ISBN 1 876409 34 7

Peter Capp
CD Australian Living Legends
CD It’s no crime to rhyme

Dennis Carstairs
Book Listen 'ere ol' Mate

Laree Chapman
Book Ride the Wild Spirit ISBN 0-9579199-0-5

Gabby Colquhoun
Book The Gift of The Gab
Book The Gift of The Gab Second Wind

Gary J. Cullen
CD Are You a Cowboy Mister?
Book Are You a Cowboy Mister?

Frank Daniel
CD Chuckin' Rocks
CD Saddle the Grey
Book Chuckin' Rocks ISBN 0 646 38344 2
Book Bush Yarns and Poetry ISBN 0 646 25310 7
PO Box 16
Canowindra NSW 2804

Ken Dean
Book In Verse Down-Under ISBN 0 9578639 0 X
Book Broken Waratahs ISBN 0-646-34889-2

Kevin Dean
DVD Keeping bush Poetry Alive


John Dengate
CD Australian Son Volume 1
CD Australian Son Volume 2

Kelly Dixon
Book From Under the Cross ISBN 0-9577676-0-9

Harry Donnelly
CD The Thoughts of ‘H’

Jack Drake

CD The Cattle Dog’s Revenge and other humorous verse
CD Dinkum Poetry
CD Bronco Harry’s Last Ride and other irreverent verse
Book Duck Shit
Book Duck for Cover
Book Still Ducking ISBN 0-646-40505-5
Book The Cattle Dog's Revenge ISBN 1-876780-35-5
Jack's Web Site

Kathy “Bridget” Edwards
CD The Good Old Days
Book Bush Poetry – Laughter Love & Limericks
Book An Angel On My Shoulder ISBN 0-646-45271-1

Kym Eitel
CD Remember the Horses Too (Single)
Book Wild Horse Rain ISBN 0975827707
Book Wild Brumby Heaven ISBN 978-0-9758277-1-0

Ray Essery (Naked Poet)
CD The Mullumbimby Bloke On The Road Again!
CD There's Only Two of Us Heerrre! with Col Hadwell.

Warren Fahey
CD Classic Bush Poetry


Cay Fletcher
CD The Grass Widow’s Reply

Gary Fogarty

Book - Three Hats Later

CD The Tartan Saddlecloth
CD Bigger, Sharper Spurs
CD No Apologies
Gary's Web Site

Graham Fredriksen
Book Another Day in Paradise
Book The Halls of Learning - a Never Ending Book

Shirley Friend (Naked Poet)
CD Verbal Intercourse


Bill Frey
The Bunyip of Burpengary & Other Poems

Marco Gliori
CD Marco Gliori is Live Loud & Ludicrous
CD Marco Gliori is Busted
CD Marco Gliori – Up & At ‘Em
Book Rise 'n' Rhyme ISBN 0-9577240-4-7
Book Hey You! Read these poems ISBN 0-9577240-0-4
PO Box 999
Warwick Qld 4370

The Goodall Boys
CD In the Bunkhouse

Geoffrey W Graham
CD 100 Not Out
CD The Man From Ironbark
Book Rhythm of the bush
Geoff's Web Site

Janine Haig
CD Janine Haig The Eulo Poet
Book I Hope Yer Sheep Get Flyblown ... and similar sentiments...

Melanie Hall

CD From The Bush To The Beach
CD Big Words

June Hansen
Bulls and Bulldust
A Bit More Bull & A Bit More dust


Murray Hartin
CD Murray Hartin – Muz!
CD Murray Hartin – Fair Crack
DVD Murray Hartin – Bigger Than God’s Undies
CD Rain from Nowhere

Jim Haynes
CD The Best of Aussie Bush Humour
CD Dipso Dan & other Silly Buggers
CD Life’s a Laugh
CD Words of Wisdom
CD Well Spotted
Book I’ll Have Chips
Book Memories of Weelabarabak: Stories of a Bush Town
Book Great Australian Book of Limericks
Book An Australian Heritage of Verse
Book An Australian Treasury of Popular Verse
PO Box 183
Kingsford NSW 2032

Carol Heuchan
CD A Pocketful of Poetry
CD single Why
Book Touching Tales
Book Horsing Around – Australian Rhymes & Ramblings
Book Horseplay
Carol's Web Site

Andrew Hull (Hully)
Book WEST-People & Places
CD Mostly Original
Hully's Web Site

Maxine Ireland
Book Verse You'll Agree With

Vic Jefferies
CD The Ballad of Sweet Abigail and Other Poems

Bessie Jennings
CD The Best of Bessie

Graeme Johnson (The Rhymer From Ryde)
CD Lager, Laughs & Lies
Graem's Web Site

Ken Jones
Book The City Slickin' Bard
Ph 02 4928 1749

Bill Kearns
CD Tales from Mulga Bull
CD More Tales from Mulga Bull
CD Unstoppabull!
CD Not Negotiabull
Book Muster Swallowed A Bull
Book Bultitude’s Dog and other verses
Book The Billy’s On
Book Beware of the Bull

Bernie Keleher
CD Having a Laugh & a Joke Before I Croak!

Ray Kelly
Book Flight to the Chookhouse Roof
Book Go, Lovely Nose ISBN 0 7340 3083 3

Denis Kevins
CD Fogs is the problem!
Loosely Woven with Sonia Bennett & Denis Kevans.
CD Shoulda Been A Champion
Book 300 Funny Little Poems
Book The Bastard who Squashed the Grapes in me Bag
Book Ah, white man, have you any sacred sites?
Book The Great Prawn War and Other Poems

Len Knight
CD Lenny Live at the Travellers Rest

Jan Lewis
CD Beyond The Gate

Ron Liekefett
CD The Edward Harrington Collection Vol 1
CD Paranoia And Other Disorders

Don Lloyd
CD Live at the Squatters Rest
CD The ‘Mongrel’ Bites Again
CD The Mongrel’s Back…
Wooli Road
Pillar Valley NSW 2462

John Lloyd
CD Horse Bells and Hobble Chains
Book From Wagonettes to Road Trains

Garry Lowe
CD Australian Bush Poet
CD Echoes From The Past

Neil McArthur
CD Golden Thongs
CD Love Thongs

Keith McKenry
CD Bugger the Music, Give Us a Poem

Peter Mace
CD C'mon for a laugh and a cry

Bob Magor
CD Caravanning Bliss
CD The Exodus
Many other Books and CDs
c/o PO Myponga
SA 5202

John Major
CD Australian Bush Poetry
CD Hand in Hand
CD Memories of Gold
PO Box 312
Mapleton Qld 4560

Ross Magnay
Book Course I'm Bloody Dinkum ISBN 0-646-05531-3

Max Merckenschlager
CD Poems from Grenfell
RSD 2077
Caloote SA 5254
Max's Web Site

Bob Miller
CD Laugh with the Larrikin
Book Poems of Bob Miller The Larrikin
Saddlesaw Productions
PO Box 999
Warwick Qld 4370

Col Milligan
CD Just Talkin' Through Me Hat
CD A Bloke Can’t Win
Book Wine, Women Beer and Boats

Maggie Murphy
CD A Little Bit Of Land
PO Box 199
Heathcote Vic 3523

Naked Poets
CD Naked Poets...lie...v!
CD Naked Poets 2 Newdirections
CD Naked Poets 3...Butt seriously
CD Naked Poets 4 Swingin' Ockers

Colin Newsome
A Horse Called the Hoon
Book The Green Tree Snake
Book Dingo Howlers
Book Bushman's Holiday
Book Write to Mother for Mother's Day

John Norman
CD Bush Poetry


Gregory North
DVD Man of Many Hats
CD Fully Sick Mate
CD Gundungurra Man (Single)
Gregory's Web Site

Paddy & Glori O’Brien
CD The Irish Trio
PO Box 404
Murwillumbah NSW 2484

Palma Rosa Poets
Double CD Palma Rosa Poets Live
The English Speaking Union (QLD)
PO Box 1, Lutwyche Qld 4030

Glenny Palmer
CD From the Lip
CD The Best (& Baddest)
Book Laughs Larricans & Lovely Ladies ISBN 0-646-36722-6
Book Lend Me Your Ear ... Or I'll Steal It

John Pampling
CD The Joker Writes Again

Margaret Parmenter
Book Dick Smith’s Daughter

Denise Piccone
CD Bare
CD The Queenslander and other poems

Dave Proust
CD Prousty Live
CD Prousty Still A-Live
DVD Prousty Still A-Live

Carmel Randle
Book Help ISBN 0646254901
Book I Need a Poem, Mum ISBN 0958584850
Book Favourite Poems for Aussie Children ISBN 0958584877
Proston Qld 4352

June Redmond
Book Poetic Stuff ’n’ Nonsense
Book Mirror Image and Other Verse

Anita Reed
CD The Hall at Apple Tree Creek and other poems

Terry Regan
CD Through the Horse's Eyes & other poems

Claire Reynolds
CD A Toast to Australia

Philip R Rush
CD Outback Poems

Ron Selby
Book The Born Loser ISBN 0-646-36479-0

Dennis Scanlon
CD You Know You're in Australia
Book You Know You're in Australia

Evan Schnalle
The Best of the Best of the Best
G'Day Folks I'm Evan
The Masters of Yesterday
Evan's Web Site

Noel Stallard
CD Aussie Bush Ballads
CD Aussie Characters
2CD Aussie Bush Poetry – John O’Brien – “Around the Boree Log” & “The Parish of St Mel’s”
CD Henry Lawson in Song & Verse with The Hills Country Singers, Geoff Sharp, Ray Essery & John Major
Noel's Web Site

Majella Stapleton
Book Back to the Warrego

Ron Stevens
Book A touch of History ISBN 0-646-03774-9
Book A Lighter Youch of History ISBN 0-646-04265-3
Book Identity ISBN 0-646-23804-3
Book Reversals ISBN 0-646-26217-3


Milton Taylor
CD Down Memory Lane
CD DU…X and Other Bush Yarns
CD Horses And Horsemen
CD The Saga of Cecil and Other Classic Poems

Dan Thompson
CD Boots 'n' All

Jim Tonkin
CD Between You, Me and the Gate Post!
Book Pull Up a Stump

Betty Walton
Book Bett’s Ballads

Veronica Weal
Book The Crack of the Whip

Chris & The Grey
CD Pull Up a Stump and Listen!
CD Blacklisted
PO Box 8211
Bargara Qld 4670
Chris & Merv's Web Site

Duncan Williams
CD Poetic Collection
CD Western Overland Drover
PO Box 746
Tamworth NSW 2340

Roderick Williams
CD Travel The Red Road
Book Frogs and Dogs and Kids
Rod's Web Site

Col Wilson (Blue – the Shearer)
CD Still Whingeing? Absolutely!
CD Jim Haynes Presents Blue the Shearer (ABC Music)
CD A Decade of Doggerel
CD A Mixed Bag
CD Esmerelda & The Cross-Eyed Bull
CD Metamorphosis & The Thong