From Bob Brown’s Interactive White Board Song Book
Bob Brown is the co writer and original singer of the famous Australian song “Give Me a Home Among the Gumtrees,” who has had many of his humorous songs appear in the ABC Sing music song books. As a school teacher and children’s entertainer Bob is aware of the great benefits music, especially singing, plays in the development of young students. In this unique selection of 10 of his songs, Bob provides a teacher friendly interactive white board presentation combining his vocal and musical arrangements, accompanied by easy to read lyrics, a great asset in themselves to any reading program. Bob’s songs have long been favourites of primary age children all over Australia. Teachers and students alike will love the songs and the enjoyment and educational experience they bring to the classroom.
Bob Brown (aka) Captain Rock originally recorded the song on his ‘Buried Treasure’ album in 1975. It was later recorded by numerous artists, most famously by ‘Bullamakanka’ and John Williamson.
It has since become one of the most recorded Australian songs of all time. Its popularity grew enormously when Don Burke used a cover of the song as the theme to his highly rated National TV program Burkes Backyard.
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