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Amrap's AirIt | Australian Music Radio Airplay Project :: Folk :: The Queensland Tiger - Streets of Forbes (John McGuire) - Internet Download
 

The Queensland Tiger - Streets of Forbes (John McGuire) - Internet Download

The Queensland Tiger - Streets of Forbes (John McGuire) - Internet Download
A late starter, the Queensland Tiger learnt to play piano by just playing folk songs. First song learnt was “Andy’s Gone with Cattle” , followed by many others by Henry Lawson. Ballads from the nineteenth century express the hopes, beliefs, and attitudes of people at that time, making an interesting comparison to those of today … some are different … some are the same. They also tell the history of the period.
All songs have videos on Youtube containing the lyrics , so they could be used for teaching.
The Queensland Tiger rarely performs live, and has no CDs. Accounts on Youtube and SoundCloud only, plus a website.

About this track...

Ben Hall and Frank Gardiner had robbed the gold escort at Eugowra Rocks near Forbes in 1862, the largest gold robbery of its day. Ben Hall was shot by the police on 5th May, 1865. A witness to the subsequent actions of the police through the streets of Forbes was John McGuire, Hall’s brother in law. Cello by Natasha Jaffe

 
 
Details
Number Of People In Act Solo
State/Territory Artist Is Based In QLD
Taken From The Release Titled Streets of Forbes (John McGuire)
Copyright Holder's Name The Queensland Tiger
Publisher self
Media Servicing Date 2019-06-22
Main Genre Folk
Genre 2 Acoustic
Genre 3 Country
Genre 4 Alternative Country
Artist Official Web Site http://www.thequeenslandtiger.com
Artist Social Network Page
Content Provider Amrap Unsigned