Archie Roach sings 'We Could Be Gone' with Jimmy Barnes

Title:
Archie Roach sings 'We Could Be Gone' with Jimmy Barnes
NFSA ID:
1580629
Year:
1993
Courtesy:
Seven Network
Category:
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following clip may contain images and voices of deceased persons
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In 1993, Archie Roach and Jimmy Barnes recorded 'We Could Be Gone' for Barnes' seventh studio album Flesh and Wood. They also performed the song together in an acoustic show at Channel Seven's Sydney studios to support the album's release. 

Shot with the audience in the round to emphasise a more lo-fi performance, this recording captures the creative partnership of two of Australia's most celebrated musicians. Both singers give impassioned performances and it's a spine-tingling moment when their voices combine and soar.

The featured didgeridoo player featured is Alan Dargin (1967–2008).