The band has been performing together as a group since 1988 providing entertainment and dance music at venues ranging from hotels and clubs to school and church bush dances.
The bands particular emphasis is on traditional Australian songs and tunes originating from Australias earlier history. Many of our traditional tunes such as Botany Bay and a Road to Gundagai are very entertaining when performed with traditional instruments such as accordion, fiddle, mouth organ and tin whistle. As part of our act we always include those great old sing-along tunes such as Waltzing Matilda, Click Goes the Shears, Home among The Gum Trees to name a few.
In 2000 Stone the Crows released their first CD, which is just a taste of their very broad repertoire of traditional Australian bush, folk and country music. Their 2006 album Stone the Crows Bush Band AGAIN is now on sale.
Stone the Crows will also call your favorite bush dances including the Heel and Toe Polka, the Drongo, Strip the Willow, the Stockyards and many others. We always include some childrens specialties such as the Hokie-Pokie and the Chicken Dance. If you enjoy Australian Bush Poetry a special segment can be included for recitation of an Australian classic such as Banjo Pattersons Man from Ironbark or the Bush Christening.
The members of Stone the Crows Bush Band include experienced musicians with a wide background of musical accomplishments and tastes. They include:
Allen McMonagle Guitar, fiddle, vocals and recitations
Tom Steginga Bass, vocals
Bill Turner Banjo, Guitar, Whistles, Vocals
Neil Wills Mandolin, Guitar, Vocals
Fred Hudson , Vocals, Banjo
For further information, bookings and CD sales contact:
Allen McMonagle - phone (07) - 3390 2066
Our self titled CD has been released and contains the following tunes:
|Maggie May||Far Away in Australia||
|South Australia||Lachlan Tigers|
|Pirates of Moreton Bay||Cockies of Bungaree|
|Allora Girl||Soldiers Joy|
|Johnny Stewart Drover||Stir The Wallaby Stew|
|Oh The Springtime it Brings on The Shearing||Reel Set - Waves of Tory / Rakes of Mallow / Davey Nick Knack|
Our second CD has been released and contains the following tunes:
|The Old Bullock Dray||Condamine Boy||
|One Night at the Junabee hall||Beautiful Queensland|
|Darlin Billy||Flash Jack from Gundagai|
|The Budgie Song||Redwing|
|Waltzing Matilda||Allora Girl|
|I've Just Seen A Face||We Are One|
|Neil's Reel||Don't You Worry About That|