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Songs about Tasmania

This page lists a number of Tasmanian towns & locations, along with songs they have been mentioned in.
Population: 500,000. Capital city: Hobart. Other notable locations: Beaconsfield, Launceston

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songs about HOBART
Australiana Austen Tayshus
Well I thought I’d roll one myself, I said "Chuck us the Tally Hobart." He said "They’re out on the Laun…Ceston, can you get em for us?"
A Tale They Won’t Believe Weddings Parties Anything

Chew the meat and hold it down, it’s a tale they won’t believe when I get down to Hobart town
Hobart Approaches Upper Castra
Hobart approaches, oh they lights, they’re going out
Hobart: City Of Love Rob Clarkson
The buildings are grander than ancient Rome, everyone’s got a marble home
Hobart Is The Capital Of Tasmania, Australia The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
Yeah yeah let’s climb Mount Wellington, and then look down upon the people of Hobart
Hobart, Tasmania Borrison Ivy
There’s nothing to do but drive round and round, there’s no getting out of this sleepy town
Servin’ USA Redgum

We’ll all be serving in Queensland, Hobart, Melbourne and Russell Hill (inside, outside, USA)
The Truth About Tasmania Curse Ov Dialect
She died on the 8th of May 1876, in Hobart
   
 
   
 
songs about HOBARTGLENORCHY
The Glenorchy Bunyip Augie March
A winter light confused my sight in Glenorchy tonight
   
 
   
 
songs about HOBARTMORNINGTON
Hobart Approaches Upper Castra
You see the sun rising over Mornington
   
 
   
 
songs about HOBARTMT WELLINGTON
Mt Wellington Reverie Augie March
The Derwent twists and the Derwent slides, it’s a moving thing with many eyes. Mt Wellington and the Derwent River are Hobart landmarks
   
 
   
 
songs about BASS STRAIT
Anderson’s Coast John Warner
And from Van Dieman’s we north did steer, till Bass Strait’s wild waves wrecked us here
Australiana Austen Tayshus
I look in the corner and there’s Bass sittin there, not getting into it, not getting out of it, I said "What, is Bass Strait or somthing?"
   
 
   
 
songs about BEACONSFIELD
Ballad Of The Beaconsfield Miners Foo Fighters

Instrumental
Beaconsfield Colin Buchanan
Three men down in Beaconsfield
   
 
   
 
songs about BURNIE
Australiana Austen Tayshus
He said "They’re out on the Laun…Ceston, can you get em for us?" Burnie says "It’s okay mate, she’s apples, I’ll get em for ya"
Burnie Midnight Oil

This is my home, this is my sea, don’t paint it with the future of factories
Have You Ever Been To Burnie, Tasmania? The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
Right on the water, the beautiful water, look at the ocean when you’re in Bernie
   
 
   
 
songs about DELORAINE
The Launceston And Deloraine Railway Traditional
The people down in Hobart can use the four-horse team while we go to Deloraine by railway. Traditional bush ballad
Phillis On The Railway Traditional
Will you come with me my Phillis dear down to the old Tamar’s side, and we’ll get on the railway, to Deloraine we’ll ride. Traditional bush ballad dating to 1871
   
 
   
 
songs about DEVONPORT
Devonport, Tasmania The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
Devonport, right on the water, look out at the magnificent ocean
Donny From Devonport Codabeen Champions
Spoken word
Lights Of Devonport Weddings Parties Anything
 
The Map Of Tasmania Pork Duke
So I touched down in Devonport, not up to much, sad to report, but I knew the nut was somewhere to my right
   
 
   
 
songs about FRANKLIN RIVER
A Tale They Won’t Believe Weddings Parties Anything

And then we reached the Franklin River, and it took two days to cross
   
 
   
 
songs about LAUNCESTON
Australiana Austen Tayshus
Well I thought I’d roll one myself, I said "Chuck us the Tally Hobart." He said "They’re out on the Laun…Ceston, can you get em for us?"
Dylan, The Only Male Stripper In Launceston Tom & Alex
Spoken word
Launceston Ice Cream Hands
Fields of green as the plane came rolling over
The Launceston And Deloraine Railway Traditional
And Launceston will soon be filled with people – such a mob, for the Launceston and Deloraine Railway. Traditional bush ballad
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, Earth The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities & Towns
I like to go to Launceston because it’s a nice place, got about three rivers going on in there
Lights Out Over Launceston Mark Narkowicz
Watching the lights going out over Launceston
   
 
   
 
songs about MACQUARIE HARBOUR
A Tale They Won’t Believe Weddings Parties Anything

We left Macquarie Harbour, it was in the pouring rain, none of us quite sure if we would see England again
   
 
   
 
songs about PORT ARTHUR
Port Arthur: In Memoriam (1996) Peter Sculthor
Instrumental / classical
   
 
   
 
songs about ROSSARDEN
Rossarden Weddings Parties Anything
About the closure of the Rossarden Mines in 1982
   
 
   
 
songs about ST COLUMBA FALLS
St Columba Falls Al Mullins & Janine De Lorenzo
From the soundtrack to the TV series A Shared Table
   
 
   
 
songs about TASMANIA
Australia – The World’s Suburb TISM

Let’s solve the whole Arabic mania, let’s sling ’em – what’s it called – Tasmania
Caught In The Act Redgum
Down to Tasmania, go and have a look at the southwest before they well and truly stuff it up
Folkstar Bedroom Philosopher
I don’t wanna be obscure, I just wanna world tour, Tasmania, Canberra and maybe Rotorua
The Isle Of Tasmania Al Mullins & Janine De Lorenzo
From the soundtrack to the TV series A Shared Table
Isle Of The Dead Enola Fall
Welcome back to the isle of the dead
Kick Me To Tasmania Jean Winner
 
Lavender Go-Betweens
She’s got Tasmania in the back of her head, a future move in her head
Let It Rain Zoee Soundcloud I lie awake, listening to the rain in bed. Let It Rain is a goodbye / love song based upon the theme of Tasmania’s highly spontaneous weather
Mad Tight Bliss N Eso

Hey yo, Tassie (what what), your style is mad tight
Map Of Tasmania Amanda Palmer

Walking down the street I’m the lady, oh, showing off my map of Tasmania     
The Map Of Tasmania Pork Duke
Why I’ve had this mania, I just can’t explain to ya, but something down there sure does make me smile
Nude School Painters & Dockers

I only look at Tasmania, it’s the one place I adore
Off The Edge Of Tasmania J. R. Raptile
Instrumental electronica
South West Tasmania Cary Lewincamp
Guitar instrumental
The Spirit Of Tasmania Jim Welsh
I’ve been away too long from my island home in the big cities over her
The Truth About Tasmania Curse Ov Dialect
She wants to be buried at sea, but the white Tasmanians had other plans for her
Tasmania Dave Hughes
Comedy routine
Tassie Athol McCoy
 
Tassie’s Got It All Jean Stafford
 
Tassie Polkas Wongawilli
Medley of four traditional tunes
The Tassie Yodel Laura Downing
 
Truganini Midnight Oil

I see Namatjira in custody, I see Truganini’s in chains. Truganini was the last full-blooded Tasmanian Aboriginal
Way To Tasmania Torsten Maxara
All the way to Tasmania her journey will take her, now she just wants to stay, maybe never return
You’ve Known Tasmania Maurice Hardy
 
You Come Back To Tassie John Williamson
You always return to Tassie if Tassie is where you’re from
   
 
   
 
songs about VAN DIEMEN’S LAND
Anderson’s Coast John Warner
And from Van Dieman’s we north did steer, till Bass Strait’s wild waves wrecked us here
Bicentennial Paul Kelly
Hunted man across Van Diemen’s, hunted man all swept away
The Black Velvet Band

Traditional
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And the very next thing you know me lads, you’ve landed in Van Diemen’s land. Traditional bush ballad, dating back to the 1880’s
Henry’s Downfall Traditional
Jenny M Thomas

The fate of us poor transports as you shall understand, the hardships we do undergo upon Van Diemen’s land. Traditional bush ballad
John Mitchel Traditional
I laboured hard both day and night to free my native land, for which I was transported unto Van Diemen’s land. Traditional bush ballad
Van Diemen’s Land Traditional
Mick Thomas

Where the lofty hare and pheasant you have at your command, not thinking that your last career is on Van Diemen’s land. Traditional bush ballad
Van Diemen’s Land U2

Hold me now, oh hold me now, til this hour has gone around, and I’m gone on the rising tide, for to face Van Dieman’s land