Warumpi Band: Go Bush! (1987)

Go Bush!

Track list:

A1 01. No Fear
A2 02. Jailanguru Pakarnu (Out from Jail)
A3 03. Yolngu Boy
A4 04. Secret war
A5 05. My Island Home

B1 06. Didjeridoo Blue
B2 07. Kintorelakutu (Towards Kintore)
B3 08. Tjiluru Tjiluru (Sad and Lonely)
B4 09. My Countryside
B5 10. Falling Down
B6 11. From the Bush

Go Bush! (3 insert A)


George Rurrambu – voclas, boomerangs, didgeridoo
Neil Murray – vocals, guitars, bass, keyboard, Melanesian flute
Kenny Smith – bass, back-up vocals
Alan Murphey – drums, percussion, back-up vocals
extras are:
Tjapanangka – keyboard
Bulangi – bass, enthusiasm
Armondo Hurley – back-up vocals (A1,A5,B4,B5)
Ernesta Mazzoni – back-up vocals (B5)

Pre-production on Vesta “fire” personal multi-track recorder courtesy of Clarion Rank

Go Bush! (3 insert B)

Recorded and Mixed during October and November at:
Paradise Studio (Woolloomooloo), Sugar Shack (Kenhurst), Festival Studio (Pyrmont)
Released: 1987
Label: Parole L 38707

Producer: Neil Murray, Davd Price
Engineer: David Price
Assistant Engineer: at Paradise – Mark Roberts; at Festvial – Mark Thomas & John Harvey

Food: Burgers, Chooks, Pies and Falafels
Bush Bombs: (ie. early model Holdens and Fords) damaged and abandoned on corrugated dirt roads throughout the Northern Territory
Repairs (?): Always at Harkin’s Workshop, Alice Springs
Front cover: Janice Barkle from photo by Mark Manion
Back cover photo: Scott Needham
Artwork by Mark Skarski, Karne Clarke
inner-sleeve drawing: Thomas Stevens

” This album is a result of encouragement and assistance by:
the Aboriginal Artist Agency, Michael McMartin, David Cook, Carol Lopes, Banduk Marika, Midnight Oil, Suzina McDonald, Alison, Amos and Ina ANderson, C.A.A.L.A.S., Pat O’Neil
– all the desert and top-end mob as well as Kerry Fitzgerald and the “mob” at Festival. (Thanks) ”