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ASongs about New South Wales

This page lists a number of New South Wales towns & locations, along with songs they have been mentioned in.
Population: 6,889,100. Capital city: Sydney. Other notable locations: Byron Bay, Jindabyne, Tamworth

Also, be sure to check out my blog posts about The Middle East and Dyan Tai which both feature songs relating to New South Wales towns.

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songs about SYDNEY
Anonymous From Sydney Diplomat
Australia Kinks
Australia - The Kinks
We’ll fly down to Sydney for our holiday on sunny Christmas day, Australia, Australia
Australia Square Bernard Bolan
I earn my bread with Sydney spread six hundred feet below
Bradman Paul Kelly & The Messengers Sydney, 1926, this is the story of a man
A Brief History Waifs
A Brief History
Now you’re living in Sydney in some dingy room in a house full of strangers on Ramsgate Avenue
Caught In The Act Redgum
Back to Sydney in time to start work, if in fact you’re lucky enough to have a job
Chain Around My Ankle John Williamson
In the finest harbour in the world in a cove they’re calling Sydney
City Of Lights Grant McFarland
Comin’ From / Khe Sanh Adam Brand
The last plane out of Sydney’s almost gone
Diamantina Drover Redgum
John Williamson
Lee Kernaghan
Sometimes I think I’ll settle back in Sydney
Don’t Go To Sydney Zimmermen
Don’t go to Sydney baby, don’t overreact, I know you think that Melbourne is holding you back
Down Under In The Outback Rolf Harris
Back home in the outback you’re the one girl I know, but up here in Sydney they come and they go
Eora Robert James
Eora, beneath old Sydney town, lost we all are without them around
Eye Of The Tiger Wests Tigers NRL Club
And the last known survivor stalks his prey in the night, and he’s watching us all in the eye of the tiger. Originally by Survivor, Eye Of The Tiger is also the Wests Tigers NRL club theme song
Fast Boat To Sydney Dawn Knight & The Casuals
Johnny Cash
And while I’m home with the blues I’ll be hoppin’ like a kangaroo, when I get off of that fast boat to Sydney
Frank Gardiner Traditional
Oh, Frank Gardiner he is caught at last and he lies in Sydney jail. Traditional bush ballad, written about bushranger Frank Gardiner
From Little Things Big Things Grow

Kev Carmody
Paul Kelly
Waifs
Getup Mob

Then Vincent Lingiarri boarded an airplane, landed in Sydney, big city of lights
Girl On Fire INXS
Girl on fire, I felt the heat, from Sydney to London
Ghost Town Cold Chisel
Waking up in Sydney babylon is what it’s all about
The Green Ban Fusiliers Traditional
Denis Kevans
Oz Folk Song A Day In Sydney town they would not lie down, they gave Martin’s scabs some cheer
Half Way To Sydney Dead Ringer Band
Home & Broken Hearted Cold Chisel
Hiked up to Sydney in the week before Christmas, it was thirty-eight degrees in the shade
Hot Pie And Tomato Sauce John Meillon
Hot pie and tomato sauce, from Perth to Sydney they all endorse
In A Southern Garden Dorothea Mackellar
It is evening in a garden by the kindly water-side, a garden near the lights of Sydney town
If Only We Had Ireland Over Here Traditional
Slim Dusty

Ireland Over Here
If the Blarney Stone stood out on Sydney Harbour. Traditional bush ballad
Incident On South Dowling Paul Kelly
I couldn’t save my baby, we lived on the first floor, we lived in two rooms. South Dowling is a street running through Sydney
In The Valley Midnight Oil
And his wife fled south to Sydney seeking out safe harbour
I Wonder What They’re Doing (In Sydney Today) Mick Thomas
Khe Sanh Cold Chisel
You know the last plane out of Sydney’s almost gone
Larrikin Town Keith Glass
Last Train Out Of Sydney David DiMuzio

You can take a ride through other people’s lives on the last train out of Sydney

Lavender Go-Betweens
She’s been to Sydney once, no more, they poisoned her water and nailed her door
Lay That Piston Down Rolf Harris
Now there was a young man from Sydney who drank til he ruined his kidney
The Legend Of Barry Kable Russell Crowe & Thirty Odd Foot Of Grunt
Well he’d ride with me, spit on me, take me on in Crown Street, he crossed that road like a river
Letter To Alan Cold Chisel
Now I’m walking in the dark, like bells our dogs are yelling, all across Centennial Park
Lights Of Sydney Town Roaring Jack
Let her go, let her go, blow boys blow, blow out the lights of Sydney Town
The Lonely Shore Geoff Williams
So I turn around and head back home to Sydney, I see her smile before me all the way
The Loveletter From Sydney Steve Kilbey
Mad Tight Bliss N Eso
Hey yo, Sydney (what what), your style is mad tight
Manchester Doug Anthony All Stars
Bad luck Manchester, bad luck son, you put in a good bid, but Sydney won
Melbourne To Sydney In 18 Hours Bushwackers
Mission Beat Russell Crowe & Thirty Odd Foot Of Grunt
Billy got a job working for the Sydney City Mission, driving around everyday picking up the people
My City Of Sydney Tommy Leonetti
XL Capris
Frenzal Rhomb
Mary Schneider
My city of Sydney I miss the warmth of you, miss the heart of your people
Notre Dame Victory March Sydney Swans Football Club
What thou the odds be great or small, Swans will go in and win overall
Old Sydney Town Bushwackers
You know it’s the greatest city, the world’s greatest city, the greatest city, old Sydney town
On The Road Cold Chisel
The Duke was howlin’ down in Sydney town, and when the Duke’s around, there’s just one place to be
O Sydney Jackie Marshall
O Sydney I’m leaving you for my old home town
O! Sydney I Love You Rita Schneider
Painted Doll Cold Chisel
Lookin’ down Sydney Harbour in the rain, my pretty baby’s slappin’ up another vein
The Pitt Street Farmer John Williamson
Just use your wit a little bit, yes that’s it, I’m a Pitt Street farmer
Power And The Passion Midnight Oil
Sydney, nights are warm, daytime telly, blue rinse dawn
River Of Tears Kev Carmody
The Drones
Well there’s a cold rain on the Autumn wind, a brother murdered in Sydney Town
Road Trip Kind Of Pluto
Take the coastal road through Eden cause I’m headed up to Sydney
Servin’ USA Redgum
Sydney, Wagga, Brisbane and Boganville (inside, outside, USA)
Shark Island Sydney Al Mullins & Janine De Lorenzo
from the soundtrack to the TV series A Shared Table
Ship My Body Home Ben Lee
Coming out of Sydney, country music playing, cursing all of them who stayed in the city
Somewhere In Sydney The Skyhooks
Somewhere in Sydney there’s a lady so pretty
South Sydney Rabbitohs South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL Club
Glory glory to South Sydney, South Sydney marches on
Streets Of Sydney Slim Dusty
Summer In Sydney Ricky May
Sundays In Sydney Dave Steel
Sydney 2000 John Williamson
Yeah say that you miss me and put it in the mail, care of Sydney 2000, New South Wales
Sydney Barcarolle The Wiggles
The city, the beach, the surf and the sun, so may places to play
Sydney Blues Gerry Joe Weise
Hey baby, I’m going down to Sydney, hey baby, won’t you come along with me
Sydney Born Man SCRA
Sydney Bound Will Scarlet
Sydney Bound Train Michael Meeking
 
Sydney By Night James Morrison
Instrumental
Sydney From A 727 Paul Kelly & The Messengers
Have you ever seen Sydney from a 727 at night? Sydney shines such a beautiful light
Sydney Girls Rose Tattoo
Oh my oh my, makes me wanna cry, cotton brown dresses, Sydney girls, hi
Sydney Harbour Thomas Newman
Instrumental, from the soundtrack to Finding Nemo
Sydney Harbour Girls Bazz & Pilko
Sydney Ladies The Dingoes
Jimmy Barnes
Sydney Or The Bush Norma O’Hara Murphy
Noel Watson
Sydney Roosters Sydney Roosters NRL Club
Here come the Roosters, the best we’ve ever seen, the red, white and bluesters, the Eastern Suburbs team
Sydney Song Eskimo Joe
Oh man you can’t see, it seems the way of Sydney
Sydney To Newcastle Middle East
FEATURED!
Sydney Town Gary Shearson
Mexican Spitfires
Sydney Water Song Ian McNamara
This Is Sydney Modern Giant
Try as hard as you like but you cannot deny the ocean in Sydney
Thou Shalt Not Steal Kev Carmody
John Butler Trio
In 1788 down Sydney Cove the first boat people land
Too Long Catfish
We made love in a sky-way car at the Royal Easter Show. The Royal Easter Show is an annual Sydney event
Under A Southern Sky Beautiful Girls
The sunrise bleeds into the bay, landed in Sydney, nothing’s changed
Virgin Ground Redgum
Sydney town 1885, sulphur air and blackened skies
Why Sydney? Dyan Tai
FEATURED!  Why, why Sydney?
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – BELLEVUE HILL
Somewhere In Sydney Skyhooks
The radio’s playin’ just as fast as you drive, somewhere in Sydney upon Bellevue Hill
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – BELROSE
Newtown Cuthbert & The Nightwalkers
But I’m still back in Belrose, that leafy suburb
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – BLACKTOWN
Blacktown To Bondi Mental As Anything
Blacktown to Bondi, surfing on a train, twelve hours till I see my mum and dad again
Down In Blacktown Gerry Joe Weise
Go back down, way back down, Blacktown baby
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – BONDI
Are You Lookin’ At Me? Colin Hay
From the crackle of the cane, to the frown of a big black snake, from the breakers at Bondi, down to Wallaga Lake
Blacktown To Bondi Mental As Anything
Blacktown to Bondi, surfing on a train, twelve hours till I see my mum and dad again
Bondi Cog
Bondi Elliot Weston
Bondi Beach Boogaloo Gerry Joe Weise
Manchester Doug Anthony All Stars
They haven’t got an Opera House, or a Harbour Bridge, they haven’t got no Bondi’s, they’ve got no Botany Bays
Marvelous 12th Man
From Bondi in the east to Bunbury in the west
Rainbows Dead End James Reyne
Hotel, motel drifters one and all lie like dead men down in rows against the Bondi Beach sea wall
The Old Pacific Sea Barry Crocker
Barry Humphries
Oh I was down by Bondi pier, drinking tubs of ice-cold beer
Section 5 (Bus To Bondi) Midnight Oil
Section 5 (bus To Bondi), push start that car tomorrow
Western Waves Robert James
From Bondi to Cottesloe,I still hear you from these distant waves
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – BOTANY BAY
A New South Wales The Alarm
Great is the rape of the fair country, to Botany Bay for my great grandfathers deportation sailed
Botany Bay

Traditional
Rolf Harris
Wild Colonial Boys

Mind all is your own as you touchesses, or you’ll find us in Botany Bay. Traditional bush ballad
Botany Bay Courtship

Traditional
Jenny M Thomas

1830’s traditional bush ballad
I Can’t Feel Those Chanis Any Longer John Williamson
We’ve come a long way since Botany Bay and now we’re two hundred years old
If Only We Had Ireland Over Here Traditional
Slim Dusty

Ireland Over Here
And Killarney’s lakes flowed into Botany Bay.
Jim Jones At Botany Bay Bushwackers
Ted Egan
They’ll yet regret they sent Jim Jones in chains to Botany Bay. Traditional bush ballad dating back to the early 1900’s
Manchester Doug Anthony All Stars
They haven’t got an Opera House, or a Harbour Bridge, they haven’t got no Bondi’s, they’ve got no Botany Bays
Playing For The Traffic Malkies
He was playing for the traffic and the nine to fivers, tooraloo you’re bound for Botany Bay
To The Shores Of Botany Bay Bushwackers
To take a trip on an immigrant ship to the shores of Botany Bay. Traditional bush ballad
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – BROADWAY
The Door Cold Chisel
Hostile city, running out the door again, pulled a big escape along Broadway, the man came calling seven times today
The Green Ban Fusiliers Traditional
Denis Kevans
Oz Folk Song A Day Up Broadway to the MBA come the Green Ban Fusiliers
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – CABRAMATTA
Cabramatta Sunrise Backsliders
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Gulgong, Adelong, Billabong, Cabramatta
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – CAMMERAY
Fabulon Redgum

Carry it away from Myer’s now requiring of us a loan, how can we live without these things in Cammeray?
In the studio recording of Fabulon, the Melbourne suburb of Templestow was used, whereas in live recordings the Sydney suburb of Cammeray was substituted

   
   
songs about SYDNEY – CAMPERDOWN
Rose Of Camperdown Holly
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – CANTERBURY
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs NRL Club
That’s why we’re Bulldogs, we play like Bulldogs
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – CARINGBAH
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Toowoomba, Gunnedah, Caringbah, Woolloomooloo
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – CASTLE HILL
Moreton Bay Traditional
John Denver
Bernard Fanning
At Castle Hill and cursed Toongabbie
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – CHATSWOOD
Chatswood Chase Gary Honor
Instrumental
Koala Sprint Midnight Oil
It’s a long way from Chatswood to the top of the gulf
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – CHIPPENDALE
Strange Days In Chippendale Richard Clapton
I’ve been standing downtown Central, leaving teardrops on the ground
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – CIRCULAR QUAY
And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda Eric Bogle
And as our ship sailed into Circular Quay, I looked at the place where me legs used to be
Jimmy Sharman’s Boxers Midnight Oil
The days are wasted drinking at the First & Last Hotel. Refers to a pub that was situated in Circular Quay, Sydney, up until it closed in 1986
If We Can’t Get It Together You Am I
Four to seven at Circular Quay, a present in your pocket for the TAB
Reckless Australian Crawl
As the Manly ferry cuts its way to Circular Quay
Rose Bay Ferry Bernard Bolan
So hold on, be merry, on the Rose Bay ferry, until we get to Circular Quay you’ll see
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – COCKATOO ISLAND
The Maryborough Miner Traditional
Gary Shearston

The Larrikins
And I wound up my avocation with ten years on Cockatoo . Traditional bush ballad dating back to the 1930’s
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – COLLAROY
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Terrigal, Fingal, Stockinbingal, Collaroy and Narrabeen
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – COOGEE
The Girl I Met John Williamson
It was ’71 in Coogee Bay, we cried and gave our hearts away
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – CREMORNE
The Cremorne Waltzes A.H.H.
Instrumental piano composition dedicated to the visitors of Cremorne, published between 1851 and 1856
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – CRONULLA
Cronulla Point Martin Cilla
Instrumental surf guitar
Cronulla Sharks Cronulla Sharks NRL Club
Up up Cronulla, the boys in the black, white and blue
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – CURL CURL
Don’t Call Wagga Wagga Wagga Greg Champion, Jim Haynes & Ted Egan
You don’t call Curl Curl “Curl”
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – DARLINGHURST
Darlinghurst Confidential Celibate Rifles
Darlinghurst Nights Go-Betweens Joe played a cello through those Darlinghurst nights
Darlinghurst Road Noel Watson
Darling It Hurts Paul Kelly & The Coloured Girls
Darling it hurts to see you down Darlinghurst tonight
Working Girls Redgum
Laundromat in Darlinghurst, like a fish shop from the past
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – DOBROYD POINT
Who Can Stand In The Way Midnight Oil
I was hanging round off Dobroyd Point when the first fleet chain sailed in
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – EMU PLAINS
Moreton Bay Traditional
John Denver
Bernard Fanning
Norfolk Island and Emu Plains
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – ENGADINE
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Dalveen, Tamborine, Engadine, Jindabyne
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – ENMORE
Siege Of Union Street Alistair Hulett
To Newtown, Stanmore, Enmore and Petersham, calls went out, “workers unite”
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – ERSKINEVILLE
Sicilian Born Graeme Connors
Siege Of Union Street Alistair Hulett
Their mum does what she can to make ends meet, and she’s down at the siege of Union Street. Union Street is located in Erskineville
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – FIVE DOCK
The Cicada That Ate Five Dock Outline
Cicada, cicada, cicada, cicada that ate Five Dock
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – GIRRAWEEN
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Cloncurry, River Murray, Kurri Kurri, Girraween
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – GLEBE
Glebe Belle & The Bone People
Glebe Point Road Cam MacKellar
Harry Was A Bad Bugger Tex, Don & Charlie
That he’s buried in a pylon of the new Glebe Island bridge
Lauren From Glebe Muscles
Lauren from Glebe, you were there from the start
Purple Sneakers You Am I
Had a scratch only you could itch underneath the Glebe Point Bridge
   
   
songs about the SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE
Happy Birthday Harbour Bridge Jim Low
And you’ve watched the Sydney skyline rise, you’ve breathed the air of polluted skies, oh, Sydney Harbour Bridge, happy birthday
Harbour Bridge Don McGlashan
Oh harbour bridge, why’d you have to be so high, lights across the water, bracelet in the sky
Harbour Bridge Ian Blakeney
Dad, don’t take the Harbour Tunnel, there’s nothing there to see or do, let’s go across the harbour bridge and appreciate the view
Harbour Bridge Song Peter Combe
And the Harbour Bridge has a magic spell, a magic spell, a magic spell
I Just Want Some Love Melanie Horsnell
I take the bus across the Harbour Bridge, down George Street, on the L90
Let It Be Me Andy White
I’m driving on the Sydney Harbour Bridge on a Friday evening, the stars look closer underneath this magical sky
Manchester Doug Anthony All Stars
They haven’t got an Opera House, or a Harbour Bridge, they haven’t got no Bondi’s, they’ve got no Botany Bays
My City Of Sydney Tommy Leonetti
XL Capris
Frenzal Rhomb
Mary Schneider
Miss the Opera House lights from the Bridge, and the nights in a quiet Hyde Park
Sydney Harbour Bridge (13 Minute Shit Joke) Ari Shaffir
Stand-up comedy routine
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – HORNSBY
Houndog Cold Chisel
Ride the line to Hornsby station, find my circus animals again
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – HUNTERS HILL
The Green Ban Fusiliers Traditional
Denis Kevans
Oz Folk Song A Day Moving in for the kill up at Hunters Hill, at beautiful Kelly’s Bush
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – HYDE PARK
My City Of Sydney Tommy Leonetti
XL Capris
Frenzal Rhomb
Mary Schneider
Miss the Opera House lights from the Bridge, and the nights in a quiet Hyde Park
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – KENSINGTON
Ken’s Karate Klub Troubled Romantics
Brothers, lovers, are you gonna go to Ken’s Karate Club, hey
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – KINGS CROSS
Breakfast At Sweethearts Cold Chisel
Hey streetsweeper, clear my way, Sweethearts breakfast the best in town. Sweethearts Cafe was situated in Kings Cross
At The Piccolo Bar Don Walker
El Alamein Blues Catfish
From St Kilda To Kings Cross Paul Kelly
From St Kilda to Kings Cross is thirteen hours on a bus
Girls On The Avenue Richard Clapton
Girls on the avenue, they’re trying to get you in, strollin’ by with a rosebud smile
Have You Ever Been To See Kings Cross Frankie Davidson
Have you ever been to see King’s Cross where Sydney-siders meet
Letter To Alan Cold Chisel
Round this time a year ago, Gaskill sold his boat, and headed for the Cross to sink a few
Matilda No More Slim Dusty & Kasey Chambers
Saturday night outside a Kings Cross hotel, kids with hard drugs and soft bodies to sell
Metho Blues Cold Chisel
Kings Cross is my home, and all night long I roam
My City Of Sydney Tommy Leonetti
XL Capris
Frenzal Rhomb
Mary Schneider
Night folks thirsting for fun meeting most everyone, at the Cross as they toss in their merry balloon
Plaza Cold Chisel
I’ve been living in the Plaza Hotel, it ain’t the Hilton but I live well. The Plaza Hotel is located in Kings Cross
Shadow Boxer Angels
In the liner notes of the Angels album Wasted Sleepless Nights, John Brewster writes, “it was inspired by seeing someone punching a light pole in Kings Cross late one night who was obviously off their face.”
Working Girls Redgum
It was a profile in the neon and a Kings Cross doorway lean
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – KIRRIBILLI
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Kirribilli, Yeerongpilly, Wollondilly, don’t be silly
Lady Gowrie Lookout Dan Schaumann
As we paint our names here at Lady Gowrie Lookout, Georgie and James here at Lady Gowrie Lookout
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – LAVENDER BAY
Long Jumping Jeweller (Of Lavender Bay) Little River Band
I’m gonna let my heart take me away, I’m the long jumping jeweler of Lavender Bay
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – LEICHARDT
Norton Street Raoul Graf
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – LILLI PILLI
Don’t Call Wagga Wagga Wagga Greg Champion, Jim Haynes & Ted Egan
You’d look pretty silly calling Lilly Pilli “Lilli”
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – MANLY
The Family Maiden Aunt Judy Small   Cause who do you think it is that gets to take them to the zoo, or ferry them to Manly for a fun day
The Manly Ferry Song Judy Small   Riding on the ferry on a Sunday morning, sailing off to Manly for a day of fun
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles NRL Club
Manly Warringah, Manly Warringah, we’ll all be marching beside you this year
Reckless Australian Crawl
As the Manly ferry cuts its way to Circular Quay
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – MAROUBRA
Maroubra Bay Jeannie Lewis
Stompin At Maroubra Little Pattie
There’s a dance that they’re doin’ down Maroubra way, the surfies and the sandies will make it stay
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – MARRICKVILLE
Miracle (In Marrickville) John Kennedy’s Love Gone Wrong
I found a miracle in Marrickville, I found a prayer for me behind the factories
River Of Tears Kev Carmody
The Drones
Shot him dead in his Marrickville bed
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – MERRYLANDS
Merry In Merrylands Dan Schaumann
Cross the street, I’m in love, that‘s why I’m merry in old Merrylands today
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – MILPERRA
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Canberra, Milperra, Unanderra, Captain’s Flat
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – NARRABEEN
The Boys Of Narrabeen Quill & Tolhurst
Let your fury sound, oh, Huey send her down, and bring home the boys of Narrabeen
Glass Love / Narrabeen Andrew Kidman
From the soundtrack to the surfing film, Glass Love
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Terrigal, Fingal, Stockinbingal, Collaroy and Narrabeen
Narrabeen Robert James
Narrabeen, northern beaches spindrift in her eyes, she shivers, when she climbs aboard the ocean waves
Surfin’ USA Beach Boys
Santa Cruz and Trestles (inside, outside, USA), Australia’s Narrabeen (inside, outside, USA)
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – NEUTRAL BAY
Nutcote Geoff Williams
In Nutcote by the harbour, where May’s stories unfold. Nutcote is an historical house in Neutral Bay where author & illustrator May Gibbs used to reside
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – NEWTOWN
The Ghost Of Newtown John Kennedy & The Honeymooners
And I’m sitting on a headstone in St Stephens cemetery, Newtown, Newtown, do you still remember me?
God Drinks At The Sando Whitlams
Cause God drinks down at the Sandringham these days, since the Shakespeare changed its name. The Sandringham (Sando) is a pub situated in Newtown
King Street John Kennedy’s Love Gone Wrong
A new day dawns in the heart of Newtown outside the Coles new world
Newtown Cuthbert & The Nightwalkers
I wish I moved to Newtown with my three friends
Newtown Dreaming Mixed Relations
Newtown Song Chasers War On Everything (Andrew Hansen)
There’s a thousand songs I’ve written and they are all about bloody Newtown. Written as a parody of The Whitlams lead singer, Tim Friedman, suggesting he obsesses about Newtown in his songwriting
Rock ‘n’ Roll And A Schooner Of Beer McBodybag
Shooting Words Nova & The Experience
We could move to Newtown and find ourselves bohemian
Siege Of Union Street Alistair Hulett
To Newtown, Stanmore, Enmore and Petersham, calls went out, “workers unite”
Twelve Hours Whitlams
I coudn’t see what is was that reminded you to me, so we walked up to King Street for goodbye
Year Of The Rat Whitlams
Newtown I love you but you try and kill me, gotta hold your head up in the year of the rat
Yuppietown Alistair Hulett
They’re driving us out, giving us the old once over, they want to tear the place down and turn it into Yuppietown
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – NORTHERN BEACHES
God’s Own Country God’s Own Country
Cause they said the Northern Beaches could make a country song, but we’d have to be more rural or it would sound all wrong
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – NORTH SHORE
North Shore Girls Get Off David Beniuk
Oh the North Shore girls get off and the Blacktown boys get on
Somewhere In Sydney Skyhooks
So much truth and so much hype, I get anonymous letters from the North Shore
   
   
songs about the SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE
Manchester Doug Anthony All Stars
They haven’t got an Opera House, or a Harbour Bridge, they haven’t got no Bondi’s, they’ve got no Botany Bays
My City Of Sydney Tommy Leonetti
XL Capris
Frenzal Rhomb
Mary Schneider
Miss the Opera House lights from the Bridge, and the nights in a quiet Hyde Park
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – PADDINGTON
Oxford Street Dorian Mode
Paddo Sharps Celibate Rifles
Streets Of Paddington Eureka!   But they still talk of the good old days on the streets of Paddington
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – PALM BEACH
Deep Water Richard Clapton
Sittin’ out on the Palm Beach road, I’m so drunk and the car won’t go
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – PARRAMATTA
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Parramatta, Wangaratta, Coolangatta, what’s it matter?
Parramatta Eels Parramatta Eels NRL Club
If you want to see how footballs played then come and see the Eels
Parramatta Hotod Man Whiteliners
Parramatta Road XL Capris
Are you out there somewhere on Parramatta Road?
Sweeney Slim Dusty
He was born in Parramatta and he said with humour grim, that he’d like to see the city, ‘ere the liquor finished him
Tomorrow Cold Chisel
Rivers of light, a million souls, I’m three days out of Parramatta jail
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – PENNANT HILLS
Since Cheryl Went Feral Jim Haynes
It took us ages to hitch our way from Pennant Hills up to Byron Bay
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – PENRITH
The Free Selector’s Daughter Traditional
Jack Thompson
Not long ago near Penrith town lived a free selector’s daughter. Traditional bush ballad dating back to the 1870’s
Penrith Chicks Art Rush
She ain’t trash, cause trash gets picked up unlike Penrith chicks
Penrith Panthers Penrith Panthers NRL Club
Go the mighty Panthers, there’s a chance here to be great
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – PETERSHAM
Siege Of Union Street Alistair Hulett
To Newtown, Stanmore, Enmore and Petersham, calls went out, “workers unite”
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – RANDWICK
Randwick Bells Paul Kelly & The Coloured Girls
Jimmy Little
Randwick bells are ringing, must be Saturday
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – REDFERN
House Of The Rising Flood Kevin Bloody Wilson
They sent volunteers from Redfern to show them how it’s done
Ivy Street Mexican Spitfires
The girl on Ivy Street, she makes me feel good, she makes me feel neat
Strange Days In Chippendale Richard Clapton
I’ve been shuffling down the Redfern streets, backyards without a lawn
Warakurna Midnight Oil
There is enough for everyone, in Redfern as there is in Alice
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – THE ROCKS
The Green Ban Fusiliers Traditional
Denis Kevans
Oz Folk Song A Day They made a stand for our sunny land at the Rocks and Woolloomooloo
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – ROSE BAY
Rose Bay Ferry Bernard Bolan
Every morning at eight twenty-five, down to the Rose Bay wharf I drive
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – STANMORE
The Battle Of Stanmore Died Pretty
Siege Of Union Street Alistair Hulett
To Newtown, Stanmore, Enmore and Petersham, calls went out, “workers unite”
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – ST GEORGE
Bradman Paul Kelly
St George took a gamble, played him in first grade
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – ST PETERS
Duncan Slim Dusty
We drink at the Town & Country where the atmosphere is great. The Town & Country is a hotel in St Peters, Sydney
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – STRATHFIELD
Murder City Nights Radio Birdman
Cruising down Woodward gotta find me some action. Woodward Ave is located in Strathfield
Rockwood Mexican Spitfires
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – SUMMER HILL
Summer Hill Road Executives
Summer Hill Road with the rain falling down, Summer Hill Road, the circus in town
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – SURRY HILLS
The Cricketer’s Arms Paddy McHugh & The Goldminers
Well they met in a pub, it was the Cricketer’s Arms, he was a drunk, she worked behind the bar
Crown Street Women In Docs
It’s ok, she’s fine, she found love on Crown Street
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – TAMARAMA
Tamarama Doorslammer Killers On The Loose
   
   
 
songs about SYDNEY – TERRY HILLS
Newtown Cuthbert & The Nightwalkers
And do you know where we’re gonna go, Terry Hills, the place I wanna be, Terry Hills
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – TOONGABBIE
Moreton Bay Traditional
John Denver
Bernard Fanning
At Castle Hill and cursed Toongabbie
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – TURRAMURRA
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Yarra Yarra, Boroondara, Wallangarra, Turramurra
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – WARRINGAH
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles NRL Club
Manly Warringah, Manly Warringah, we’ll all be marching beside you this year
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – WARWICK FARM
Harry Was A Bad Bugger Tex, Don & Charlie
I found him in a bottle shop not too far from Warwick Farm
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – WEDDING CAKE ISLAND
Wedding Cake Island Midnight Oil
Instrumental
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – WHITE BAY
The White Bay Paper Seller Judy Small
She sells the daily papers on the corner at White Bay
   
   
songs about SYDNEY – WOOLLOOMOOLOO
The Green Ban Fusiliers Traditional
Denis Kevans
Oz Folk Song A Day They made a stand for our sunny land at the Rocks and Woolloomooloo
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Toowoomba, Gunnedah, Caringbah, Woolloomooloo
Lanes Of Woolloomooloo John Dengate
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
He’s a child of the great depression from the lanes of Woolloomooloo
My City Of Sydney Tommy Leonetti
XL Capris
Frenzal Rhomb
Mary Schneider
That little church steeple in Woolloomooloo
My Name It Is McCarthy Traditional
I am a perfect daisy, won’t work because I’m lazy, all gone wrong with the boozing throng that lives in Woolloomooloo. Traditional bush ballad
Numbers Fall Cold Chisel
Walkin’ down Forbes Street, early hours of Woolloomooloo
Prisoners Of Woolloomooloo Glenn Gowan
 
Ruby Catfish
Ruby’s lookin’ all over the water, Paris end of Woolloomooloo
That’s The Way To Spell Woolloomooloo Traditional
W double O, L double O, M double O, LO, O
Ticket In Tatts Weddings Parties Anything
We walk along the seafront, from Woolloomooloo to Bennelong
The Ups And Downs Of An Old Stockman Traditional
He stole me watch, he stole me chain, he stole me wallet too, I got six months for what I did to the bloke at Woolloomooloo. Traditional bush ballad
Woolloomooloo Lair Bushwackers
But I owe a lot to him, cause he taught me how to swim, when he heaved me off the pier at Woolloomooloo
Woolloomooloo Sunset David McCormack & The Polaroids


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