Discover the ten sound recordings that have been added to the NFSA's Sounds of Australia for 2022.
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 episode of Sydney Stories with Warren Fahey looks at stories from the Sydney Push and early folk revival, a subculture popularised by critical thinking and 'critical drinking'.
‘True Blue’ is an Australian folk country song written and performed by singer-songwriter John Williamson.
This is the first recording of 'Waltzing Matilda’, recorded by Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, tenor John Collinson in London in 1926.
Summary by Graham McDonald
As part of an oral history recorded by John Meredith, Jack Luscombe sings ‘Sam Griffiths’, a satirical political song about a Queensland politician of the late 19th century.
Poster for the 23rd National Folk Festival in Maleny, Queensland, held during the Easter weekend of 1989.
Kavisha Mazzella, winner of the National Folk Recording Award.