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Songs about Queensland
This page lists a number of Queensland towns & locations, along with songs they have been mentioned in.
Population: 4,182,100. Capital city: Brisbane. Other notable locations: Cairns, Longreach, Mt Isa, Townsville

Also, be sure to check out my blog posts about The Middle East and Robbie Dunn which both feature songs relating to Queensland towns.

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songs about  BRISBANE
Between The Dirt And Sky Jeff Lang
I’m leaving on the next Brisbane bus, there’s vultures waiting on nights like these
Bradman Paul Kelly
From Adelaide to Brisbane the runs did not abate, he hit ‘em hard, he hit ‘em straight
Brisbane The Wiggles
Brisbane, Brisbane, lots to do, lots to see
Brisbane 1933 Gin Club
 
Brisbane ’82 John Kennedy
In Brisbane my innocence was lost
Brisbane Bandits Mutiny
Beer beer here, the Brisbane bandits call, we’re drinkin in the Valley
The Brisbane Bean-a-thon Jack Drake
Beer beer here, the Brisbane bandits call, we’re drinkin in the Valley
Brisbane Blacks Mop & The Dropouts
On TV I saw a story of the Brisbane blacks, a story that is touching, a story that is right
Brisbane City Joel Turner & The Modern Day Poets
This one’s for Brisbane man, and I’ll represent Acacia Ridge
Brisbane City Unknown Just imagine what we could do if we came up rappin’ hard out of Brisbane city
Brisbane City Deja Vu Clinic
I grab my backpack then I make a move, headed for some Brisbane city deja vu
Brisbane Girl Penny Davis & Roger Ilott
 
Brisbane Is The Capital Of Queensland, Yes! The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
Go to Brisbane and check out the old windmill in Wickham Park, isn’t it amazing?
Brisbane Ladies Bushwackers
John Williamson
Wild Colonial Boys
Farewell and adieu to you, sweet Brisbane ladies, farewell and adieu to you girls of Toowong. Traditional bush ballad from the 1890′s originally penned by Saul Mendelsohn. Also known as Ladies Of Brisbane, and Augathella Station
Brisbane (Security City) Saints
Thirteen hot nights in a row, the cops drive past and they move slow
Brisbane The River City Robbie Dunn
FEATURED!  When I returned to Brisbane I couldn’t believe my eyes
Brisbane To Beechworth Matt Taylor
I find a thing about Brisbane, always very glad you came
Buckin’ Brisbane Broncos Jim Haynes
 
The Ekka (Dagwood Dogs) Robbie Dunn
FEATURED! Now people come from across the land in train’s planes and in vans
To the Ekka where the country meets the town
Down And Out In Paradise Robbie Dunn
FEATURED! They’re down and out and lonely even here in paradise
Fri Night In Brisbane Robbie Dunn
FEATURED! Friday night in Brisbane, ’tis the place for me
Hey Hey We’re The Broncos Ipswich Connection
Written about the Brisbane Broncos NRL club
I Will Tania Kernaghan
That sign says "Brisbane 649"
Ireland Over Here Traditional
Slim Dusty
If the Shannon River joined the Brisbane waters. Traditional bush ballad
Just Another Day Robbie Dunn
FEATURED! Just another day, oh it’s just another day, it’s just another day in Brisbane town
Koala Sprint Midnight Oil
20 hours to Brisbane on night prowl play, 20 hours to Brisbane, where’s Brisbane
La Marseillaise Brisbane Lions Football Club
Go Lions, Brisbane Lions, we’ll kick the winning score
Lee Remick Go-Betweens
Patience Hodgson
She comes from Ireland, she’s very beautiful, I come from Brisbane and I’m quite plain
Let’s Stomp Australia Way Tony Brady
In Brisbane and the Gold Coast too, they stomp all night and day
Mad Tight Bliss N Eso
Hey yo, Brissie (what what), your style is mad tight
Meet Me In The Mall In Brisbane Judith Durham
Meet me in the mall in Brisbane, we can do it all in Brisbane
Moreton Bay Traditional
John Denver
Bernard Fanning
One Sunday morning as I went walking, by Brisbane waters I chanced to stray. Traditional bush ballad written by Frank The Poet
No One Loves Brisbane Like Jesus John Williamson
No one loves Brisbane like Jesus, Jesus, Jesus
Old Brisbane Town Robbie Dunn
FEATURED! When it came the time for me to settle down, I chose old Brisbane town
Plight 217 Blueline Medic
Gifthorse
They’re to prevent this sight, not for protection, for now and not for Brisbane
Ruby Catfish
Now Ruby’s steppin’ out of the shower, waxin’ to the Brisbane line
Saturday Night At The Motherfuckers Ball Rodney Rude
They like it in Brisbane, Gold Coast too
See You Again Catfish
I could have followed you to Brisbane, I would have followed you to hell
Servin’ USA Redgum
Sydney, Wagga, Brisbane and Boganville (inside, outside, USA)
Six Hours From Brisbane Halfway
Six hours from Brisbane, twenty bucks and a bottle for you
Sixteen Straws Drones
One Sunday morning while I was out walking, by the Brisbane waters I chanced to stray. Borrows verses from the traditional song Moerton Bay
Somewhere We’ve Just Been Little Stevies
I’ve been to Brissie and back,  fell in love and all that and had all the fun I ever dreamed about
The Streets Of Brisbane The Mabels
 
There’s No Place Quite Like Brisbane Robbie Dunn
FEATURED! Well there’s no place quite like Brisbane on a sunny afternoon
This Big Old Car Cold Chisel
Gonna take us all the way to Brisbane, take us all the way to Cairns
This Town Cara Madden This town, it’s really got a hold on me
Trees Of Brisbane Charles Jenkins
She was lying on the bed describing the view, out the window, over the trees of Brisbane
Up Close Personal Attention Gina Jeffreys
From Brisbane to the Alice, the show must go on
Vulture Street (ALBUM) Powderfinger
2003 album named after the street in Brisbane
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRISBANEACACIA RIDGE
Brisbane City Joel Turner & The Modern Day Poets
This one’s for Brisbane man, and I’ll represent Acacia Ridge
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRISBANEBREAKFAST CREEK
Big Country Town Goodwills
Down at the Creek, the mid-week gallops, where they sort the real men from the boys
Dreamworld Midnight Oil
The Breakfast Creek Hotel is up for sale, the last square mile of terra firma gavelled in the mail
No One Loves Brisbane Like Jesus John Williamson
You won’t get lost mate, it’s easy, turn left at the Brekkie Creek pub
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRISBANEFORTITUDE VALLEY
Big Country Town Goodwills
Meet me at Giardinetto in the Valley, just take the trolley bus from town
Fortitude Valley Mick Thomas
Woe Lord, give me fortitude, take me down the Valley, where the lonely people dance
No One Loves Brisbane Like Jesus John Williamson
Then I went down into Valley, the girls on the street turned my head
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRISBANEINDOOROOPILLY
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Bendigo, Dorrigo, Bangalow, Indooroopilly
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRISBANEMANLY
The Ballad Of St Helena Robbie Dunn
FEATURED! I stood at the shore at Manly and gazed across the bay
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRISBANEMORETON BAY
Bicentennial Paul Kelly
Broken man on Moreton Bay
Moreton Bay Traditional
John Denver
Bernard Fanning
To Moreton Bay I have found no equal, excessive tyranny each day prevails. Traditional bush ballad written by Frank The Poet
Sixteen Straws Drones
To Moreton Bay I’ve found no equal, the tyranny there makes all the rest pale. Borrows verses from the traditional song Moerton Bay
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRISBANENEWSTEAD
Banana Bender from Booroodabin Rita Schneider
The Booroodabin Bowls Club is located in Newstead
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRISBANEPETRIE
Don’t Call Wagga Wagga Wagga Greg Champion, Jim Haynes & Ted Egan
Petrie isn’t "Pee"
   
 
   
 
songs about BRISBANE – PINKENBA
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Guthalungra, Pinkenba, Wanko, Yaamba, ha ha ha. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRISBANEREDLAND BAY
Redland Bay Robbie Dunn
FEATURED!
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRISBANESHORNCLIFFE
Big Country Town Goodwills
It’s hard not to hanker for the past, when every suburb looked like Shorncliffe
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRISBANESTORY BRIDGE
No One Loves Brisbane Like Jesus John Williamson
Where the hell is the Story Bridge, I’m going around and around
Underneath The Story Bridge Goodwills
Had my first kiss today, underneath the Story Bridge, asked her to go all the way, underneath the Story Bridge
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRISBANESTRATHPINE
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Condamine, Strathpine, Proserpine, Ulladulla
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRISBANETOOWONG
Brisbane Ladies Bushwackers
John Williamson
Wild Colonial Boys
Farewell and adieu to you, sweet Brisbane ladies, farewell and adieu to you girls of Toowong
Departues (Blue Toowong Skies) Bernard Fanning

Bernard explains on his website, "The lyric is talking about the place in Brisbane where I grew up. Toowong, a near city suburb that my Dad also spent his childhood in and ended up being buried in"

The Supporters Song Robbie Dunn
FEATURED! Here’s a little story about my cousin John, lived up near the graveyard in the village of Toowong
Toowong Brad Strut, Lazy Grey & Len One
 
Toowong Cemetary John Waterman
Field recording from the Toowong Cemetery
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRISBANEYEERONGPILLY
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Kirribilli, Yeerongpilly, Wollondilly, don’t be silly
   
 
   
 
songs about  ARRABURY
Letter From Arrabury Charley Boyter
Slim Dusty
And the soft voice of a stockman as he lulls them off to sleep, how your letter takes me back to Arrabury
   
 
   
 
songs about  ATHERTON
Caught In The Act Redgum
Those people here who are into the inhalation of illegal vegetable matter might be interested to know that at the back of Cairns is a mountain range called the Atherton Tablelands
   
 
   
 
songs about  AUGATHELLA
Brisbane Ladies Bushwackers
John Williamson
And when we’ve got back to the Augathella Station we hope you’ll come by there and pay us a call
Cunnamulla Fella Slim Dusty
Screaming Jets
Lee Kernaghan
I’ll be the fella, at Augethella, I’ll be the Augathella fella
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Morella, Augathella, Brindabella, I’m the feller
   
 
   
 
songs about  AYR
Queensland Bungalow John Williamson
Out there a little south of Townsville, the monsoonal rains begin to pour
Taipan Cold Chisel
Railroad goes, Kalamia Mill, if the heat don’t get you, Taipan will. Kalamia Mill is a sugar mill near Ayr
Where’s Ayr? Ron Odges
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  BABINDA
Babinda Don Burrows Quintet
 
The Babinda Trilogy (ALBUM) Don Burrows Quintet
1990 jazz trilogy album released by Don Burrows, named after the town he lived and worked in at the time
   
 
   
 
songs about  BAMBAROO
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
I’ve been to Moree, Taree, Jerilderie, Bambaroo
   
 
   
 
songs about  BARCALDINE
The Ballad Of 1891 Bushwackers
Helen Palmer
Ted Egan
From Clermont to Barcaldine, the shearers’ camps were full
Barcaldine P.W. Farrell
Ted Egan
Instrumental bass music
The Barcaldine Cup Graham Rodger
It’s a motley-looking field but some say it’s only luck that sets apart the winner of the great Barcaline Cup
   
 
   
 
songs about  BARCOO
A Thousand Miles Away Traditional
On the far Barcoo, and the Flinders too, a thousand miles away. Traditional bush ballad dating back to the late 1800′s
Bicentennal Paul Kelly
Hunted man out on the Barcoo
Catching Yellowbelly (In The Old Barcoo) Slim Dusty
Stan Coster
I’ve had all kinds of pleasures in my younger days, that’s true, now it’s catching yellowbelly in the mudy old Barcoo
   
 
   
 
songs about  BEAUDESERT
Beaudesert’s B & S Ball Anthony Classen
They’re all looking for love at Beaudesert’s B& S Ball
Beaudesert Cafe Ian McNamara
 
Beaudesert What A Stinkin Hole OK Cowboys
Beaudesert, what a stinkin’ hole, Beaudesert, town without a soul
The Wild Beaudesert Train John Hospodaryk
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  BILOELA
The Biloela Sheila Glenn Jones
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  BIRDSVILLE
The Birdsville Races Ted Egan
Colin Buchanan
Me and me mates have just come into Birdsville, for the beer, the conversation and oh yeah the fights
The Birdsville Track Slim Dusty
Way out in Heartbreak Corner they went and never came back, and another story’s buried there along the Birdsville Track
If You Haven’t Been To Birdsville Peter Coad
 
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Birdsville, Emmaville, Wallaville, Cunnamulla
Skinny Dingoes John Williamson
So see you later Birdsville, you’re far too flash for me
Where Country Is Lee Kernaghan
Slim Dusty
He sat by the door of the grand old Birdsville Pub, his swag and gear was guarded by a faithful heeler dog
   
 
   
 
songs about  BLUEWATER
Bush Fires (Bluewater, N. Queensland, Australia) Philip Mead
Classical composition from the album 24 Preludes
   
 
   
 
songs about BOGANTUNGAN
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Bogan-Tungan, Rollingstone, Mungar, Murgon, Marathon. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about  BOONAH
Beaudesert’s B & S Ball Anthony Classen
The girls from Boonah pack early, they’ll get there sooner
   
 
   
 
songs about  BOWEN
Bowen River Rodeo Reg Lindsay
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  BRIGALOW
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Lithgow, Casino, Brigalow and Narromine
   
 
   
 
songs about  BUNDABERG
A Bullockie’s Song Traditional
There’s an old bullock driver lives in Bundaberg up west. Traditional bush ballad
Bundaberg! Bundaberg! Bundaberg! The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
I like Quay Street & George Street, there’s lots of fun stuff to do in Bundaberg
Bundaberg Rum Penny Davis & Roger Ilott
 
Bundaberg Rum Wayfarers
Bundaberg rum, overproof rum, will turn you inside and grow hair on your bum
Bundaberg Rum (Had Too Much Of) Matt Corcoran
 
Three Shots Of Bundaberg Rum Peter Knight
I said hey there Mr Bartender, please, when my story is done, three shots of Bundaberg Rum
   
 
   
 
songs about  BURPENGARY
Don’t Call Wagga Wagga Wagga Greg Champion, Jim Haynes & Ted Egan
Burpengary isn’t "Burpen"
   
 
   
 
songs about  CABOOLTURE
Brisbane Ladies Bushwackers
John Williamson
Wild Colonial Boys
The first camp we make we shall call it the Quart Pot, Caboolture, then Kilcoy and Collington’s Hut
Caboolture Days Penny Davis & Roger Ilott
The river slips away, like moments, like years, Caboolture days
Caboolture Speed Lab Custard
 
No One Loves Brisbane Like Jesus John Williamson
I came down from Caboolture for a do at the Bronco’s club
   
 
   
 
songs about  CAIRNS
A Brief History Waifs
Christmas in Cairns didn’t have nowhere to go, busking on the streets just to get a feed
Bye Bye Pride Go-Betweens
Turned the fan off and went for a walk by the lights down on Shield Street
Cairns City Little Black Book Band
Cairns city here I come, it’s a beautiful tropical paradise and I’m gonna get me some
Cairns Is A Nice City In Queensland, Yep! The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
So much good stuff to do, look at the lagoon on the esplanade
Cairns North Queensland, That’s Where I Want To Be Chris Lloyds
Cairns North Queensland, that’s where I want to be, no more hot water bottles or electric blankets for me
The Cane-Cutter’s Lament Traditional
Warren Fahey
And I’ll never cut cane for that bastard again, on the banks of the Barron River. Traditional bush ballad. The Barron River is situated close to Carins.
Cape York Peninsula John Williamson
They threw away their travel plans, they got no further than north of Cairns
Carnivale Cairns Pegro Mendez
Instrumental ambient music
Caught In The Act Redgum
After you’re bored with that you might like to whip up to Cairns
Christmas In Cairns Ten Tenors
 
Gladstone Pier Redgum
She lived in Cairns, made plans to move
If You Ever Go Up Northwards Traditional
Oh the breezes blow across to Cairns from Brown Bay, are perfumed by the mangroves as they blow. Traditional bush ballad written by Des Byers
Night In Cairns Howlin’ Wind
 
Opal Dream While In Cairns Ashera
Instrumental ambient music
Palm Tree Yard Traditional
I’ve a wife in Cairns city but tonight I’m all alone. Traditional bush ballad
The Pig-Catcher’s Love Song Traditional
Oh Cairns bitter beer love, Cairns bitter beer, I love you the way I love Cairns bitter beer. Traditional bush ballad
Spark Of The Heart Redgum
Warren Fahey
On the news it seems unreal, floods in Cairns the cities just can’t feel
This Big Old Car Cold Chisel
Gonna take us all the way to Brisbane, take us all the way to Cairns
The Wharfie’s Song Traditional
I thumbs me nose at all the pannos, down where the Cairns inlet flows, they’ll sell you for a shilling, that’s how they get their living. Traditional bush ballad
   
 
   
 
songs about  CAMOOWEAL
Camooweal Slim Dusty
Lee Kernaghan
Ed Keupper
Trevor Adamson
Johnny Chester
Lindsay Butler
Neville Anderson
Charley Boyter
Should ever I go back to Camooweal t’would be in Spring when desert flowers bloom
The Drover’s Boy Ted Egan
John Williamson
In the Camooweal Pub they talked about the death of the drover’s boy
Ghosts Of Camooweal Bruce McMillan
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  CANUNGRA
I Was Only 19 Redgum
John Williamson
The Herd
We did Canungra, Shoalwater, before we left
   
 
   
 
songs about CAPE YORK
Cape York Black Image
Woah, Australia, my little home is Cape York
Cape York Peninsula John Williamson
That’s how you know you are on Cape York Peninsula
Frangipani Bay John Williamson
Down dusty roads, trusty friends, we’re heading without a care, to Frangipani Bay, way way out there
Papa Whiskey November John Williamson
And they played the Moonlight Serenade over Cape York Peninsula
   
 
   
 
songs about  CHARLEVILLE
Charleville Slim Dusty
Adam Brand
Catfish
In Charleville, in Charleville, there’s a pretty little woman says she’ll say I will
Droving Woman Kevin Carmody
Glen Richards, Missy Higgins & Paul Kelly
It was down through Charleville up to Julia Creek
Kosciuszko Midnight Oil
Darkness over Charleville, the fires begin to grow
Sergeant Small Weddings Parties Anything

I headed out through Charlieville to the western towns, I was on my way to Roma, destination Darling Downs

When The Snow Falls On The Alice Lee Kernaghan
I’ve seen every lonely roadhouse from Charleville to Murray Bridge
   
 
   
 
songs about  CHARTERS TOWERS
The Ballad Of 1891 Bushwackers
Helen Palmer
Ted Egan
Then we’ll pack the west with troopers, from Bourke to Charters Towers
Charters Towers John Williamson
Well I’ve heard lots about Charters Towers, I came through Townsville under two hours
Charters Towers Nik Phillips
 
I Left Her In Charters Towers Ian Quinn
 
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Pies and coffees, baths and showers, are supplied at Charters Towers. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about  CHILLAGOE
The Chillagoe Song Traditional
Now the Chillagoe road is one of those roads that’s full of holes and water. Traditional bush ballad
Farewell To The Pick And Shovel Traditional
Farewell to all the navvies on the Chillagoe railway line. Traditional bush ballad
   
 
   
 
songs about  CHINCHILLA
The Chinchilla Rodeo Graham Rodger
So if you think you’re good enough and you’d like to have a go, well then you’re welcome at Chinchilla’s rodeo
   
 
   
 
songs about  CLERMONT
The Ballad Of 1891 Bushwackers
Helen Palmer
Ted Egan
From Clermont to Barcaldine, the shearers’ camps were full
   
 
   
 
songs about  CLONCURRY
Cloncurry Cattle Song James Blundell
Burke & Wills just wandered down and called the place Cloncurry
Every Time He Travels Through Cloncurry Luke Austen
Every time he travels through Cloncurry, he sees the town he knew when he was young
Girl From Cloncurry Pete Sanders
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Cloncurry, River Murray, Kurri Kurri, Girraween
   
 
   
 
songs about  CONDAMINE
Australia – The World’s Suburb TISM
My map don’t show Condamine but it’s probably bigger than Palestine
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Condamine, Strathpine, Proserpine, Ulladulla
The Banks Of The Condamine Traditional
Greg Champion
Warren Fahey
When we’ve shore the last of the jumbucks on the banks of the Condamine. Traditional bush ballad
The Blooming Queensland Side Traditional
Cloudstreet
It’s up and down the Condamine of an evening you can roam. Traditional bush ballad, dating back to the 1890′s
The Condamine Bell Buddy Williams
All you could hear on the ranges and plains was the sound of the Condamine bell
Condamine Horse Bell Slim Dusty
I go to sleep with my mind at ease til I wait to the ring of the Condamine horse bell
The Condamine Waltz Nev Nicholls
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  COOKTOWN
Cooktown Pegro Mendez
Instrumental ambient music
Cooktown Super Raelene Bros
I’d go to Cooktown baby, if I had the money, I’d get me a truck, drive across the country
Cooktown: Far North Queensland Peter Mummé
Instrumental ambient music
Cooktown Song Traditional
Oh the day I came across the bush to Cooktown I’ll remember to the closing of my days. Traditional bush ballad, dating back to the 1940′s
   
 
   
 
songs about  COOLANGATTA
Caught In The Act Redgum
Ok you touch down, Coolangatta & you got your Walkman pinned to your side
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Parramatta, Wangaratta, Coolangatta, what’s it matter?
   
 
   
 
songs about  COOLUM
Zug Zug The Herd
Like the village of the damned up in Coolum, maybe they think we’re here to school ‘em
   
 
   
 
songs about  COOPER CREEK
Burke And Wills And Me Masters Apprentices
I turned to Burke and said good man, supplies are running low, we’ll make it back to Cooper’s Creek, from there I just don’t know
   
 
   
 
songs about  CUNNAMULLA
Cunnamulla John Dengate
 
Cunnamulla Fella Slim Dusty
Screaming Jets
Lee Kernaghan
Cause I’m the fella from Cunnamulla, yes I’m the Cunnamulla fella
Cunnamulla Fella’s Wedding Stan Coster
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Birdsville, Emmaville, Wallaville, Cunnamulla
Look Out Cunnamulla John Williamson
Look out Cunnamulla, the water’s on its way
   
 
   
 
songs about  DAINTREE
Daintree Greg Champion
And everything around Daintree was in Daintree more or less
Daintree Peter Mumme
Instrumental ambient music
Daintree Rainforest Ken Davis
Ambient rainforest recording
Papa Whiskey November John Williamson
Down the coast to the Daintree, Queensland, Australia
   
 
   
 
songs about  DALVEEN
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Dalveen, Tamborine, Engadine, Jindabyne
   
 
   
 
songs about  DARLING DOWNS
Tell Him He’s Dreaming Tania Kernaghan
She was just a stablehand on the Darling Downs
   
 
   
 
songs about  DIAMANTINA
Blue Heeler James Blundell
A hundred years on the Diamantina, a test of time for the old Blue Heeler. The Blue Heeler Hotel is situated in Kynuna
Diamantina Dream Lee Kernaghan

So when we’re apart no matter how empty things seem, I’ll be here by the river in your Diamantina dream
Diamantina Drover Redgum
John Williamson
Lee Kernaghan
For the rain never falls on the dusty Diamantina
Elly Kev Carmody
Bernard Fanning
From the Diamantina River country she crossed the dry mid-west
Skinny Dingoes John Williamson
What am I doing here, on the banks of the Diamantina
   
 
   
 
songs about  DIRRANBANDI
Home In Dirranbandi Charley Boyter
 
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Iron rations come in handy, on the way to Dirranbandi. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about DJARAWONG
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Boora-Mugga, Djarawong, Giligulgul, Wonglepong. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about  DUCKINWILLA
Don’t Call Wagga Wagga Wagga Greg Champion, Jim Haynes & Ted Egan
Duckinwilla isn’t "Duck"
The Duckinwilla Dance Chad Morgan
 
   
 
   
 
songs about DURIKAI
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Males and females, high and dry, hang around at Durikai. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about  EDMONTON
The Boning Room Ladies Traditional
There is a shed in Edmonton where beef boning is done, it’s been the ruin of many a poor girl and Lord I know I’m one. Traditional bush ballad to the tune of House Of The Rising Sun, written by Des Byers
   
 
   
 
songs about  EMERALD
Australian Boy Lee Kernaghan
I’ve got a girl back in Emerald waiting for me, I’m an Australian boy 
   
 
   
 
songs about  FRASER ISLAND
Fishing Fraser Island Colin Buchanan
You’re in for a good feed every night when you’re fishing Fraser Island
Fraser Island Hayman
Fraser Island, where the dingoes make their love in the moonlight
Fraser Moon Bobkatz
Fraser moon, take me back to a campfire
   
 
   
 
songs about GARATDUNGA
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Passengers have died of hunger during halts at Garatdunga. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about GILIGULGUL
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Boora-Mugga, Djarawong, Giligulgul, Wonglepong. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about GIN GIN
Don’t Call Wagga Wagga Wagga Greg Champion, Jim Haynes & Ted Egan

You don’t call Gin Gin "Gin"
Gin Gin Col Elliott
You can’t call Gin Gin “Gin Gin” any more
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Darwin, Gin Gin, Deniliquin, Muckadilla
   
 
   
 
songs about  GLADSTONE
Gladstone Is A Good City In Queensland The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
You should go to Short Street next time you’re in Gladstone
Gladstone Pier Redgum
You can make your future here by the Gladstone Pier
   
 
   
 
songs about  GLASSHOUSE MOUNTAINS
Mooloolaba Robert James
Left to the freeway, driving north, the Glasshouse Mountains legends bought
   
 
   
 
songs about  GOLD COAST
Caught In The Act Redgum
Go and have a look at the Gold Coast and decide it’s the absolute pits
Gold Coast Titans Gold Coast Titans NRL Club
Go the Titans, they’ll never give in, the Gold Coast Titans are born to win
Listen To This Song About The Gold Coast, Queensland, Ok? The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
Go surfing on the water, go to the Gold Coast, have a nice good time
Saturday Night At The Motherfuckers Ball Rodney Rude
They like it in Brisbane, Gold Coast too
We Fly High BMAC
Gold Coast schoolies, such is life
   
 
   
 
songs about  GOONDIWINDI
Goin’ Off Tania Kernaghan
Goin’ off at the Gundi B & S
The Goondiwindi Grey Tex Morton
Reg Poole
The champ from Goondiwindi with the champs of other years
Goondiwindi Moon Lee Kernaghan
It’s just me and you and the Goondiwindi moon, all at once the world is standing still
Goondiwindi Pork John Williamson
Greg Champion
He said he kept his family going, stabbing wild Goondiwindi pork
The Goondiwindi Song Traditional
Oh I have black friends and white, from Surat to Goondiwindi. Traditional bush ballad
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Mittagong, Molong, Grong Grong, Goondiwindi
Welcome To Queensland Bobkatz
Crossing into Queensland the Goondiwindi moon shone bright
   
 
   
 
songs about GREAT BARRIER REEF
A Feeling Like That Gary Allan
For all that I saw of that Great Barrier Reef, it was nothing, compared to you it was nothing
Australiana Austen Tayshus
Barry pulls a joint out of his pocket, Bill says "Great, Barrier Reefer, what is it mate?" - and also - "Hay-man" somebody says, "Will a Didgeridoo?". Hayman Island is situated on the Great Barrier Reef
Barrier Reef Icarus Music
Instrumental ambient music
Bucket O’ Rust John Hospodaryk On the Great Barrier Reef she ran aground, with two crewmembers killed
Great Barrier Reef Ken Davis
Instrumental ambient music
   
 
   
 
songs about  GREENVALE
Greenvale Alan Beckett
 
Three Rivers Hotel Stan Coster
Slim Dusty
John Williamson
From Townsville to Greenvale they’re building a line
   
 
   
 
songs about the  GULF OF CARPENTARIA
Out In The Gulf Traditional
Out in the Gulf, where the Norman River flows, down to Karumba, so mighty as she goes. Traditional bush ballad
Palm Tree Yard Traditional
The Gulf is big and lonely, and Delta far from home. Traditional bush ballad. Palm Tree Yard is a camp situated on the Delta Downs in the Gulf
To Carpentaria Ashley Davis (feat. Henry Wagons)
At daybreak on Sunday 16th of December 1860, Burke, Wills, Charlie Grey and John King loaded up six camels and Burke’s horse with three months of provisions and set off for the gulf. Spoken-word
To The Gulf Traditional
To the Gulf, to the Gulf, to the land of the flies, where each insect tormentor for mastery vies. Traditional bush ballad
   
 
   
 
songs about GUTHALUNGRA
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Guthalungra, Pinkenba, Wanko, Yaamba, ha ha ha. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about  GYMPIE
Gympie On My Mind Chrome Daddies
 
The Gympie Song The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
You got a big old gold field, you got a gold field in Gympie
The Nugget Traditional
Now Gympie is a rummy place, at least it’s my impression, I’m sure with me you’ll all agree when you hear my confession. Traditional bush ballad
Tin Can Bay Or Gympie Kate Thompson
Was it Tin Can Bay or Gympie, it isn’t very clear to me, it’s buried deep down in my childhood
   
 
   
 
songs about  HERVEY BAY
Hervey Bay, Queensland The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns

Hey hey hey, Hervey Bay is the place you want to go if you want to see a whale
   
 
   
 
songs about  HUGHENDEN
Sam Holt Traditional
And it’s likely enough your old mate will be humping his drum down on the Hughenden road. Traditional bush ballad dating back to 1881
   
 
   
 
songs about  INGHAM
Get Yourself To Tully Colin Buchanan
Nothing’s wrong with Innisfail and Ingham’s ok too
A Pub With No Beer Slim Dusty
written by Gordon Parsons / Dan Sheahan, 1956. There is no mention of Ingham in the song, however the pub referred to is Ingham’s Lee’s Hotel, known in its day as the Day Dawn Hotel.
   
 
   
 
songs about  INJUNE
The Injune Railway Penny Davies & Rodger Ilott
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  INNISFAIL
Get Yourself To Tully Colin Buchanan
Nothing’s wrong with Innisfail and Ingham’s ok too
Now She’s Living in Innisfail Greg Champion
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  IPSWICH
Fish & Chip Bitch From Ipswich Escape From Toytown
 
Ipswich, Queensland The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
For instance, you’ve got the River Lake Shopping Centre
Queensland Scared Weird Little Guys
In politics anyone can get to the top, unless you run an Ipswich fish & chip shop
   
 
   
 
songs about  JERICHO
Jericho Road Catfish
The blood in the gravel and nobody travels out on the Jericho road no more
   
 
   
 
songs about  JIMBOOMBA
Don’t Call Wagga Wagga Wagga Greg Champion, Jim Haynes & Ted Egan

Never ever call Jimboomba "Jim"
   
 
   
 
songs about  JULIA CREEK
Charters Towers John Williamson
The trees are scarce, the cattle are weak, I’m further out in Julia Creek
Droving Woman Kevin Carmody
Glen Richards, Missy Higgins & Paul Kelly
It was down through Charleville up to Julia Creek
Julia Creek Andrew Clermont
 
Julia Creek Norma O’Hara Murphy
At the Town & Country there, we had a show to curl your hair, go back someday if you dare, to Julia Creek
   
 
   
 
songs about  KARUMBA
Karumba’s Freedom Dance Ash Dargan
Instrumental Aboriginal music
Out In The Gulf Traditional
Out in the Gulf, where the Norman River flows, down to Karumba, so mighty as she goes. Traditional bush ballad
   
 
   
 
songs about  KILCOY
Brisbane Ladies Bushwackers
John Williamson
Wild Colonial Boys
The first camp we make we shall call it the Quart Pot, Caboolture, then Kilcoy and Collington’s Hut
   
 
   
 
songs about  KINGAROY
The Psychiatrist’s Joy From Kingaroy Chad Morgan
I met her at Kingaroy where all the peanuts grow, and I tell you friends without a doubt she’s the biggest nut I know
   
 
   
 
songs about  KIN KIN
Don’t Call Wagga Wagga Wagga Greg Champion, Jim Haynes & Ted Egan

You don’t call Kin Kin "Kin"
   
 
   
 
songs about  KUMBARILLA
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Wallumbilla, Boggabilla, Kumbarilla, I’m a killer
   
 
   
 
songs about  KURANDA
Barron Falls David Hudson
Instrumental ambient Aboriginal music. The Baron Falls are situated in Kuranda
Call To Kuranda David Hudson
Instrumental ambient Aboriginal music
Fifteen Tunnels (Kuranda Rail) John Hospodaryk
 
Kuranda (ALBUM) David Hudson
1998 instrumental album from Aboriginal artist David Hudson, containing such as Kuranda, Barron Falls, and Lake Placid
Kuranda Frank Gambale
 
Kuranda Dreaming Tjapukai Dancers
Instrumental ambient Aboriginal music
Lake Placid David Hudson
Instrumental ambient Aboriginal music
Magic Of Kuranda Ken Davis
Instrumental ambient panflute music
Meeting In Kuranda Kalle Kjemtrup
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  KYNUNA
Blue Heeler James Blundell
A hundred years on the Diamantina, a test of time for the old Blue Heeler. The Blue Heeler Hotel is situated in Kynuna
   
 
   
 
songs about  LAKE EACHAM
Lake Eacham (N. Queensland, Australia (Night Breezes)) Philip Mead
Classical composition from the album 24 Preludes
   
 
   
 
songs about  LONGREACH
The Drover’s Boy Ted Egan
John Williamson
So when they build that Stockman’s Hall Of Fame and talk about the drovin’ game. The Stockman’s Hall Of Fame is located in Longreach
Longreach Lee Kernaghan
She won’t make Longreach, it was too long and too far away
Longreach Is Prayin’ John Williamson
It’s the best sign of moisture we’ve had for years, and Longreach is prayin’ for rain
Scrubbashin’ Lee Kernaghan
From Tennant Creek to Longreach, it’s not a real exclusive club
   
 
   
 
songs about  MACKAY
Gladstone Pier Redgum
The beach stretched wide at Port Mackay
Have You Got Your Ki-Ki? Traditional
He shuddered as he dwelt upon the horrors of Mackay. Traditional bush ballad dating back to the 1890′s, written about South-Sea Islanders who worked in Queensland canefields
Last Work, We Go Home Traditional
We been leaving Mackay, going to Bell Cay, eh, for our work, our work, last work this year now, eh. Traditional bush ballad
Mackay Is A Sweet City In Queensland The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
I like to go on Cemetery Road, I like to go on River Street, whenever I’m in Mackay
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
At Mackay the rule prevails of restricting showers to males. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about  MALANEY
Wonthaggi John Williamson
Or further on through to Montville or Malaney
   
 
   
 
songs about MARATHON
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Bogan-Tungan, Rollingstone, Mungar, Murgon, Marathon. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about  MAREEBA
Mareeba Rodeo Buddy Williams
 
Mareeba’s Rodeo Song Slim Dusty
There’ll be some fun and battle with the horses and the cattle at the big Mareeba rodeo
   
 
   
 
songs about  MAROOCHYDORE
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Nambour, Maroochydore, Kilmore, Murwillumbah
On The Beach At Maroochydore Jeffrey Bernstein
Instrumental piano
   
 
   
 
songs about  MARYBOROUGH
Have You Got Your Ki-Ki? Traditional
Severe and grave of aspect, from Maryborough towm. Traditional bush ballad dating back to the 1890′s, written aboutSouth-Sea Islanders who worked in Queensland canefields
Maryborough Is A Nice Queensland City The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
Uh-huh I love Maryborough, oh yeah, the Post Office Hotel
   
 
   
 
songs about  MARY KATHLEEN
Amazing Day John Williamson
Gonna say g’day to Katherine, and Mary Kathleen
   
 
   
 
songs about  MIN MIN
Min Min Light Alan Maralung
 
Min Min Light Ochre
Instrumental Aboriginal music
The Min Min Light Slim Dusty
And they sometimes rise and follow, that misty Min Min light
Sweet Dreams Sara Storer
And can I be a Min Min light, and take some people in the night
   
 
   
 
songs about  MONTO
That Changes Everything Adam Brand
And there’s always cowboy work up near Monto, I was thinking that it just might be the thing
   
 
   
 
songs about  MONTVILLE
Wonthaggi John Williamson
Or further on through to Montville or Malaney
   
 
   
 
songs about  MOOLOOLABA
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Tullamore, Seymour, Lismore, Mooloolaba
Meet Me In Mooloolaba Eric Stone
Meet me in Mooloolaba, lose yourself in another hemisphere
Mooloolaba Robert James
Mooloolaba, Mooloolaba, come as they always will, Mooloolaba, Mooloolaba, life goes on, even when the waters are still
Under A Mooloolaba Moon Rita Schnieder
He chased us across the sandy dune under a Mooloolaba moon
   
 
   
 
songs about  MOSSMAN
Sign-On Day Traditional
Cloudstreet
We’ve cut down on the rivers and up at Mossman too, but give us the cane with the Herbert strain and we’ll get the season through. Traditional bush ballad
   
 
   
 
songs about  MT CARBINE
Mount Carbine Traditional
Oh, I landed in Carbine and strolled up the hill, where the miners are working with hammer and drill. Traditional bush ballad
   
 
   
 
songs about  MT ISA
Amazing Day John Williamson
I’ll see ya later mate, I’m goin’ by the Isa
Australiana Austen Tayshus
I think he’s trying to crack on Toowoomba, he’s already tried to Mount Isa and he’ll definitely try to lead you Australiana
Back At The Isa John Williamson
Red dust and hawks in the wind outback, and here I am back at the Isa
Careless In Isa Don Walker
Well I’m carless in Isa, lost in space, another time, another place
City Of Mount Isa Slim Dusty
I just called into the city of Mount Isa, the old black road from the coast was hot and long
The Dust Of Kalkadoon Ian Quinn
Dean Perrett
I am the grief that is silent and in tune, I am the dust, the dust of Kalkadoon. Kalkadoon Park is where the Mt Isa Rodeo was situated for many years
Isa Queen Jayne Henry
 
Isa Rodeo Slim Dusty
You’ve still got time to enter in Mount Isa’s rodeo
Liza From Mount Isa Rita Schneider
 
Mt Isa Song The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
Lots of neat stuff in Mt Isa
Mt Isa Working Man Glenn Jones
 
Show Me A Better Way John Williamson
From the Isa to Alice to Darwin to Kakadu
Somewhere West Of Isa Dean Perrett
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  MT MORGAN
Mount Morgan Middle East
FEATURED!
   
 
   
 
songs about  MT LINDESAY
A Shadow On Mt Lindesay Pete Smith
 
Birds Of Mt Lindesay Pete Smith
And the birds of Mount Lindesay are calling me back home
Call Of Mt Lindesay Pete Smith
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  MT TAMBORINE
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Dalveen, Tamborine, Engadine, Jindabyne
Tamborine Mountain Eric Bogle
There’s a new moon risin’ over Tamborine Mountain
Tamborine Mountain (ALBUM) Rick Price
1995 album named after Mt Tamborine. Not directly mentioned in any of the songs.
The Tamborine Truckie John "The Ferret" Moran
There’s a bloke I call the Tamborine Truckie who lives in the mountain’s green
   
 
   
 
songs about MT TYSON
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Boora-Mugga, Djarawong, Giligulgul, Wonglepong. More info at Australian Railway Story. Boora-Mugga was the name of the train station at Mt Tyson.
   
 
   
 
songs about  MUCKADILLA
Don’t Call Wagga Wagga Wagga Greg Champion, Jim Haynes & Ted Egan

Muckadilla isn’t "Muck"
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Darwin, Gin Gin, Deniliquin, Muckadilla
   
 
   
 
songs about  MUNDUBBERA
Under A Mundubbera Moon Rita Schneider
 
   
 
   
 
songs about MUNGAR
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Bogan-Tungan, Rollingstone, Mungar, Murgon, Marathon. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about MURGON
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Bogan-Tungan, Rollingstone, Mungar, Murgon, Marathon. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about  NAMBOUR
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Nambour, Maroochydore, Kilmore, Murwillumbah
   
 
   
 
songs about  NANANGO
Brisbane Ladies Bushwackers
John Williamson
Wild Colonial Boys
Then onto Nanango, that hard-bitten township, where the out of work station hands sit in the dust
   
 
   
 
songs about  NARDOO STATION
Keep The Kettle Boiling Greg Champion
Well I’m bound for Channel country to the station at Nardoo
   
 
   
 
songs about  NEBO
Nebo Pub Slim Dusty
Wild and wooly and full of fleas they came to the Nebo pub
   
 
   
 
songs about  NOOSA
Australiana Austen Tayshus
Bill says "Great, Barrier Reefer, what is it mate?" "Noosa Heads of course"
Noosa At Night Al Mullins & Janine De Lorenzo
from the soundtrack to the TV series A Shared Table
Noosa Rain Ashera
Instrumental ambient music
   
 
   
 
songs about  NUMINBAH
Wonthaggi John Williamson
Or up through the Border Ranges and down through the Numinbah
   
 
   
 
songs about  OLD CORK STATION
Diamantina Drover Redgum
John Williamson
Lee Kernaghan
For the years have surely gone like the drays from Old Cork Station, and I won’t be back ’til the droving’s done
   
 
   
 
songs about  PALM ISLAND
Black Tears Powderfinger
An island watch house bed, a black man’s lying dead. Written regarding the death in custody of a Palm Island man (more info).
   
 
   
 
songs about  PINDI PINDI
Don’t Call Wagga Wagga Wagga Greg Champion, Jim Haynes & Ted Egan

You don’t call Pindi Pindi "Pindi"
   
 
   
 
songs about PROSERPINE
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Condamine, Strathpine, Proserpine, Ulladulla
   
 
   
 
songs about  QUART POT CREEK
Brisbane Ladies Bushwackers
John Williamson
Wild Colonial Boys
The first camp we make we shall call it the Quart Pot, Caboolture, then Kilcoy and Collington’s Hut
   
 
   
 
songs about  QUEENSLAND
Arrival At Queensland Henry Mancini
From the soundtrack to the mini-series, The Thorn Birds
Banned In Queensland Lazy Grey
 
Beautiful Queensland Reg Lindsay
Tex Morton
And you’re still in beautiful Queensland, the most wonderful state that I know
Beneath The Queensland Moon Buddy Williams
He’s sleeping now beneath the Queensland Moon
The Blooming Queensland Side Traditional
Cloudstreet
 
Brisbane Ladies Bushwackers
John Williamson
Wild Colonial Boys
And we’ll rant and we’ll roar like true Queensland drovers
Driving Rain (Highway Song) Mick Thomas & The Sure Thing
With the rain driving down on a Queensland motel, it felt like the whole town would wash away
Forever Queensland Nik Phillips & Rupert McCall
Let the Queensland sun fill their hearts with pride and march the road to glory
The Friendly Queensland Bush Les Lawson
 
Grasshopper Loose In Queensland Slim Dusty
All the men chew tobacco in Queensland, they look at you and grin and it dribbles down their chin in Queensland
Hang My Hat In Queensland John Williamson
Yes I’m gonna die in Queensland, over hoop pine and bangalow
How To Make Gravy Paul Kelly
I guess the brothers are driving down from Queensland
Love You Queensland Kim Durant
Queensland Musical Theatre Performers
Love you Queensland, yes you mean the world to me. Sunshine Television Network Promo from 1992
Midnight In Queensland Old Man River
 
My Sunny Queensland Home Shirley Thoms
 
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
On the Queensland railway lines, there are stations where one dines. More info at Australian Railway Story
The Overlander Traditional
Greg Doolan
For I’m a regular knowing card, the Queensland overlander. Traditional bush ballad
Queensland Derrin Nauendorf
You can hide it all in Queensland
Queensland Evil Eddie
In brief we’ve got flies the size of Zippo lighters, mosquitoes biting us rife with hepatitis
Queensland The Flood
Soon as I felt that northern sunlight, you know I was born again
Queensland Glister
Queensland’s fine, it’s always summer there
Queensland Scared Weird Little Guys
Queensland, there’s a bloke wearing shorts on a crocodile hunt
The Queensland Backstep Bushwackers
 
Queensland Bungalow John Williamson
Proud to be a Queensland bungalow, in the middle of the tall sugar cane
Queensland Calling James Blundell
I hear Queensland calling
Queensland Days Nik Phillips & Rupert McCall
Living outside the safety zone, but I always knew I had a home, Queensland days
The Queensland Drover Alex Hood
Outlanders
And the whole years check pours down the neck of many a Queensland drover
The Queensland Express Nev Molloy
 
Queensland Floods Sarah Willis
Some say they lost their home, some say they lost their pride
Queensland Opera Ted Egan
We all song Queensland Opera, we loved it the best
Queensland Policeman John Dengate
 
Queensland State So Fair Slim Dusty
But after all you can learn to love old Queensland state so fair
Queensland Whalers Eric Bogle
Snake Gully
Yo-ho you Queensland Whalers, you’ve cut the sugar cane, you’ve driven herds of cattle over the dry and dusty plain
The Queensland Yodel Robyn Archer
Wouldn’t you like to go to school in sunny Queensland
Queensland Yodeller Maria McBride
 
Servin’ USA Redgum
We’ll all be serving in Queensland, Hobart, Melbourne and Russell Hill (inside, outside, USA)
Somewhere Up In Queensland Slim Dusty
He was trampin’ up to Queensland, just to any place at all
Song Of Queensland June Holms
Maria McBride
I’ll sing you a song of Queensland, the place where the wildflowers grow
The Stockrider’s Song Traditional
Tenor Australis
We’ve been up Queensland way, with the cattle many a day, o‘er many a thirsty, lonely plain
Sunny Queensland Smilin’ Billy Blinkhorn
Take me back to dear old sunny Queensland
Up In The Queensland Mountains Penny Davies & Roger Ilott
 
Welcome To Queensland Bobkatz
Crossing into Queensland the Goondiwindi moon shone bright
Welcome To Queensland (We Don’t Smoke Here Anymore) Evenbreak
Take your filthy habits far away from our beaches
   
 
   
 
songs about  QUINALOW
Quiet In Quinalow Dear Theo
Michael Bausch
Don’t blink as you drive through, you’ll probably miss it, gee it’s quiet in Quinalow tonight
   
 
   
 
songs about  RATHDOWNEY
Beaudesert’s B & S Ball Anthony Classen
Stop at Rathdowny with long necks on our mind
   
 
   
 
songs about  RAVENSWOOD
The Nugget Traditional
At Ravenswood you always can buy shares up very cheap, sir. Traditional bush ballad
Ravenswood Jeff Lang & Chris Whitely
 
Ravenswood Ron Odgers
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  ROCKHAMPTON
Home Transvaal Diamond Syndicate
Grew up as a kid in a small Queensland town
The Land Of The Second Chance Russell Crowe & The Ordinary Fear Of God
That season he tripled his workload to prove he was worthy of her hand, when he got back up to Rockhampton, she’d taken off with a handsome man
Rockhampton, On The Fitzroy River, Is A Nice City The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
Rockhampton’s got a lot of cool stuff
Show Me A Better Way John Williamson
From Townsville to Rocky, from Roma to Narrabri
   
 
   
 
songs about ROLLINGSTONE
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Bogan-Tungan, Rollingstone, Mungar, Murgon, Marathon. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about ROMA
A Thousand Miles Away Traditional
Hurrah for the Roma railway, hurrah for Cobb & Co. Traditional bush ballad dating back to the late 1800′s
Charleville Slim Dusty
Adam Brand
Catfish
I met her at the disco of the School of Arts Hotel. Despite the title of the song, the School Of Arts Hotel is located in Roma
Roma Downs Traditional
Roma’s Queen of the Western towns, and hard by it is Roma Downs. Traditional bush ballad
Sergeant Small Weddings Parties Anything

The engine blew her whistle, I was looking I could see, she was on her way to Roma, that was very plain to me

Show Me A Better Way John Williamson
From Townsville to Rocky, from Roma to Narrabri
   
 
   
 
songs about  SCRUBBY CREEK
Sheik Of Scrubby Creek Chad Morgan
John Williamson
They say I’m the sheik of Scrubby Creek, but I don’t care
   
 
   
 
songs about  SPRINGBROOK
Heaven’s Right Here John Williamson
Heaven’s right here in the mountains, don’t bother to take me away. John states in his book True Blue that this song refers to Springbrook, Qld
Springbrook John Williamson
I’m heading up to Springbrook, Queensland, got a woman by my side and a guitar in my hand
   
 
   
 
songs about  STANTHORPE
Don’t Call Wagga Wagga Wagga Greg Champion, Jim Haynes & Ted Egan

Stanthorpe isn’t "Stan"
The Monkeys Sing Soprano (Around Stanthorpe in July) Penny Davies & Rodger Ilott
Yes you can take my word for it, and hang me if I lie, but the monkeys sing soprano around Stanthorpe in July
Mount Tully Lullaby Penny Davies & Rodger Ilott
Now the top of Mount Tully is shining with snow. Mount Tully is situated in Stanthorpe
   
 
   
 
songs about  STRADBROKE ISLAND
Old Brisbane Town Robbie Dunn
Stoppin’ off in Straddie for a barbie on the way
Utopia Winnie Coopers
But I found the cash to make it to Stradbroke, I breathe the air but I don’t choke
   
 
   
 
songs about SUNSHINE COAST
Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Sing With Me! The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
Yeah yeah the Sunshine Coast, I like the Sunshine Coast the most
   
 
   
 
songs about  SURFERS PARADISE
The Boys Light Up Australian Crawl
That flat in Surfers Paradise with the ocean view
Elly Kev Carmody
Bernard Fanning
She gazed up at the tall glass and concrete walls at Main St, Surfers Paradise
Gladstone Pier Redgum
From Surfers up to Townsville past the high-rise colonies
Surfers Paradise Adrian Baker
Midnight to sunrise, at Surfers Paradise, really gonna come alive, we’ll party every night
Surfers Paradise Atlantics
Instrumental
Surfers Paradise (ALBUM) Cody Simpson
2013 album named after Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast
Surfers Paradise The Musical Tripod
But baby we come from different worlds, I come from Sea World and you come from Movie World
   
 
   
 
songs about  TAROMEO
Brisbane Ladies Bushwackers
John Williamson
Wild Colonial Boys
Then onto Taromeo and Yarraman Creek, lads, it’s there we shall make our next camp for the day
   
 
   
 
songs about  TANNUM SANDS
An Inspiring Ode To Tannum Sands The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
I‘d love to go to Tannum Sands, I’d like to see all the people
   
 
   
 
songs about  TEXAS
Texas Qld 4385 Lee Kernaghan
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  THARGOMINDAH
Hat Town Lee Kernaghan
Well it might be Thargomindah, it might be Barclay Downs
The Road To Thargomindah Bushwackers
Colin Buchanan
Take the turn if you see the sign for the road to Thargomindah
Thargomindah (The Way It Is) John Williamson
No complaints in Thargomindah or out Wanaaring way, smiles all round in Gidgieland today
   
 
   
 
songs about THURSDAY ISLAND
Oh, T.I. Traditional
Oh T.I. my beautiful home, that’s the place where I was born. Traditional bush ballad written by Jarfar Ahmat, dating back to 1936
I’d Like To Live On T.I. Traditional
I’d like to live on T.I. where the girls are few and every day’s a holiday. Tradtional bush ballad dating back to 1914
   
 
   
 
songs about TIN CAN BAY
Tin Can Bay Or Gympie Kate Thompson
Was it Tin Can Bay or Gympie, it isn’t very clear to me, it’s buried deep down in my childhood
   
 
   
 
songs about  TOOWOOMBA
Australiana Austen Tayshus
I think he’s trying to crack on Toowoomba, he’s already tried to Mount Isa and he’ll definitely try to lead you Australiana
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Toowoomba, Gunnedah, Caringbah, Woolloomooloo
Quiet In Quinalow Dear Theo
Michael Bausch
Head west from Toowoomba follow your nose, see the blue sky and black dirt where golden grain grows
Toowoomba Acoustic Eidolon
Instrumental ambient music
Toowoomba Sexy Heroes In Transit
I always wanted to be an Aborigine, playing the didgeridoo and hunting kangaroos. The song does not actually mention Toowoomba, but does take its title from the town
Toowoomba Riot Black Market
 
Toowoomba Sun Mainstage Collective
In the dusk of the Toowoomba sun
Toowoomba Toowoomba Toowoomba! The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
Take a climb up Mt Lofty, take a look at Toowoomba
Toowoomba Town Zedd Pm
Come along with me to Toowoomba town, the lady of Queensland, Toowoomba town
   
 
   
 
songs about  TOWNSVILLE
A Brief History Waifs
Then we hit the coast near Townsville on the other side
Charters Towers John Williamson
Well I’ve heard lots about Charters Towers, I came through Townsville under two hours
C’mon The Cowboys Lee Kernaghan
 
The Cowboys Are Coming Jack Wilson
From the album Jack Wilson’s Townsville
Eat ‘Em Up Crocs Jack Wilson
From the album Jack Wilson’s Townsville
Flinders St. East Nightclub Blues Jack Wilson
From the album Jack Wilson’s Townsville
Gladstone Pier Redgum
From Surfers up to Townsville past the high-rise colonies
I Was Only 19 Redgum
John Williamson
The Herd
And Townsville lined the footpaths as we marched down to the quay
Lavarack Jack Wilson
From the album Jack Wilson’s Townsville
Moonlight Over Alma Bay Jack Wilson
From the album Jack Wilson’s Townsville
North Queensland Cowboys North Queensland Cowboys NRL Club
The Cowboys are my team and it’s my dream to see ‘em at the top
On The Strand Jack Wilson
From the album Jack Wilson’s Townsville
Sexy Sue For Wulguru Jack Wilson
From the album Jack Wilson’s Townsville
Show Me A Better Way John Williamson
From Townsville to Rocky, from Roma to Narrabri
Showtime Cold Chisel
Watching Townsville sugar sunsets back in 1959, and they’ll all be gone when the end is come
Townsville Graham Hobson & The BRS
And she’s a long way from Townsville tonight
Townsville Tryx-Tah So when all else fails, grab a feed from Maccas The Lakes
Townsville (ALBUM) Necks
2007 album, named after and recorded live in Thuringowa (Townsville)
Townsville’s Home To Me Jack Wilson
From the album Jack Wilson’s Townsville
Townsville Shines Wee Johnny’s
See the sunrise up Castle Hill
The Wreck Of The Yongala Traditional
The night was dark and stormy, the Yongala sailed her way, the passengers were all sleeping, they would be in port next day. Traditional bush ballad written about the SS Yongala, which sank south of Townsville in 1911
Xmas Time In Townsville Jack Wilson
from the album Jack Wilson’s Townsville
You Gotta Go To Townsville, Queensland The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
Townsville, what a nice location, yeah, check out the Great Barrier Reef
   
 
   
 
songs about  TULLY
Get Yourself To Tully Colin Buchanan
A bit of time in Tully could be enough to save your life
   
 
   
 
songs about  WALLANGARRA
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Yarra Yarra, Boroondara, Wallangarra, Turramurra
   
 
   
 
songs about  WALLAVILLE
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Birdsville, Emmaville, Wallaville, Cunnamulla
   
 
   
 
songs about  WALLUMBILLA
I’ve Been Everywhere Lucky Starr
I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
Wallumbilla, Boggabilla, Kumbarilla, I’m a killer
   
 
   
 
songs about WANKO
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Guthalungra, Pinkenba, Wanko, Yaamba, ha ha ha. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about  WARREGO
Hat Town Lee Kernaghan
I was born in a hat town, raised on the Warrego
Out On The Warrego Pete Smith
Ron Peters
Out on the Warrego river, way out Charleville way, that’s where I met my sweetie and that’s where I’m going to stay
Sons Of The Country Colin Buchanan
Yackandandah, Louth and Warrego
Tough Job Colin Buchanan & Lee Kernaghan
Heading road trains west of the Warrego River
Warrego Lament Harold Blair
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  WARWICK
Heading For The Warwick Rodeo Buddy Williams
The Selection Team
 
Jacky Howe: The Warwick Gun Ted Egan
Yes, Jacky Howe from Warwick, he’s the gun, Jacky Howe from Warwick, Australia’s number one
Through Warwick Queensland Rick Hopkins
 
Warwick Gold Cup Norma O’Hara Murphy
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  WEIPA
Granny’s Little Gunyah John Williamson
But it’s a long way to Weipa, it can wait another week
Papa Whiskey November John Williamson
Papa whiskey November, from Weipa the way to fly
   
 
   
 
songs about the  WHITSUNDAYS
Whitsunday Nights David Reaston
Instrumental jazz music
Whitsunday Paradise Shaza Leigh
Lindsay Butler
Whitsunday paradise, you’ve won my heart tonight
Whitsunday Raga Howlin’ Wind
 
   
 
   
 
songs about  WINTON
Boys In Boots Tania Kernaghan
They wear ‘em out in Winton, those boys are countryfied
West Of Winton Slim Dusty
Lindsay Butler
Somewhere west of Winton, mate, is where I’d rather be
Waltzing Matilda A.B. "Banjo" Paterson
Written in 1895 after Banjo Paterson visited Dagworth Station, near Winton
   
 
   
 
songs about WONGLEPONG
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Boora-Mugga, Djarawong, Giligulgul, Wonglepong. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about YAAMBA
On The Queensland Railway Lines Matilda’s Mob
Warren Fahey
Guthalungra, Pinkenba, Wanko, Yaamba, ha ha ha. More info at Australian Railway Story
   
 
   
 
songs about YARRABAH
Yarrabah Dennis Rose
 
Yarrabah Shaza Leigh
The nightlife of Cairns seems a world away when you’re over the range, over the range in Yarrabah
   
 
   
 
songs about  YARRAMAN
Brisbane Ladies Bushwackers
John Williamson
Wild Colonial Boys
Then onto Taromeo and Yarraman Creek, lads, it’s there we shall make our next camp for the day