Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter perform live, accompanied by the Deadly Band (Archie Cuthbertson, Kerry Gilmartin and Dave Steel), and introduced by Annette Shun Wah on series four of Studio 22
Smoky Dawson (1914–2008) was born in Warrnambool, Victoria.
He was Australia's first cowboy and a pioneer of Australian country music.
This clip from the film Samson and Delilah (Warwick Thornton, 2009) demonstrates the multi-dimensional and often ironic power of music in film.
‘True Blue’ is an Australian folk country song written and performed by singer-songwriter John Williamson.
Chad Morgan is an Australian country music singer and guitarist, known for his comedic-styled country and western songs.
Delilah (Marissa Gibson) sees Samson (Rowan McNamara) at the shop, and his message of love written on the shop wall.
Smoky Dawson (Herbert Henry Brown, 19 March 1913 – 13 February 2008) shows off his knife-throwing skills with an unknown man serving as his brave assistant.
Buddy Williams sings Give A Little Credit to Your Dad, urging sons to visit their fathers – including a monologue section and a yodelling finale.
This clip introduces Samson (Rowan McNamara) and the community where he lives.
Delilah (Marissa Gibson) nurses Samson (Rowan McNamara) back to health. She bathes him in the water trough, gives him fresh clothes to wear and makes him a meal.