• Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    We're very proud to release our debut ocker jazz extravaganza Bushrangers Need Bush!

    Click here to pre-order the real life CD, delivered to your door by one of our fleet of actual Willie Wagtails. In training for the past six months, the fleet represents the cutting edge in low emission bush technology and has a fairly good success rate.

    The CD has original artwork by Reg Mombassa and features 12 tracks recorded by Damien Charles at Sound Recordings in Campbell's Creek in April/May 2015, later mixed and mastered by Chris Korczynski.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Bushrangers Need Bush via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Jhana drank too much coffee one morning and this was the result of her hilarious caffeine induced hysteria.


I know that you’re a big famous celebrity
I know that you’ve got your name up in lights.
There is a bit of an age gap between us
But I think we can make it work alright.

My housemate told me that you were looking for
Lessons in bandoneon,
You searched the whole wide city of Melbourne
But the only one teacher was his friend.

Oh Leo won’t you give me lessons in bandoneon?
I think I wanna learn it too.
Lets all go over Leo’s house
And have a cup of tea or two.

Oh Geoffrey please don’t rush
Oh Geoffrey please don’t rush!
Why don’t you come back and wait for me
Oh Geoffrey please don’t rush.

I remember the time that I first saw you
You were walking into the Arts Centre.
I just stopped in to use the facilities
And when I came out, there you were.

You looked like you were in a mighty hurry
I wondered what could be the source of your fuss.
Then I remembered they’re putting on an exhibition
Devoted to Mr Geoffrey Rush.


from Bushrangers Need Bush, released December 23, 2015
Lyrics and music by Jhana Allan



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The Willie Wagtails write ocker jazz songs with trumpet, fiddle and banjo.

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