Home Contact Us
Browse by:     Category     Artist Name

Artists

Nancy Cartwright The voice of Bart Simpson (USA)
Scherrie Payne & Lynda Laurence Formerly of Motown's Supremes with Joyce Vincent (USA)
Martha Reeves and The Vandellas (USA)
The Three Degrees (USA )
AC/DC Tribute Bonnie Scott
Aisling Australia
AJ Publicity
Akmal Saleh
Andrea Marr and The Funky Hitmen Soul Band
Andy Cowan
Aria Co
Aussie Bush Band The Free Selectors
Australia's King of Pop Starring TJ
Australia's Wendy Matthews
Bhan Tre
Big Fish Band
Bossa Negra
Brad Oakes
Brian Cadd & Russell Morris
Broderick Smith Duo (The Dingoes)
Brooksy 'n Cal
Cairo Club Orchestra
Calypso Coaches Australia
Captain Darling
Captain Groove
Carpe Idiotus
Casino Royale - Pop Opera Comedy
Catfish Voodoo Blues Band
Celtica
Champers Parlour Trapeze
Cirque Mystique
Cirque Mystique Childrens Entertainment
Claptonesque
Cop Opera
Creativity Australia - Innovation
Customer Focused Computer
Cyndi Boste
Daddy Cool Ross Wilson
Dave McFarlane
Dave O'Neil
Davidson Brothers
Deborah Conway
Dirty Dancing - The Time of Your Life
Diva and Divo
Diva-Larious
Dragon Fire
Elf Twinkle Toes
Elliot Goblet
Elvis Presley Tribute Show
Emma-Kate Tobia
Empress Stilt Dancers & Statues
Fiddles of Fire
Furia Merengue Kings
Gemma Giraffe (Stiltwalkers)
Giant Butterflies (Stiltwalkers)
Glynn Nicholas
Go Direct Australia 2014
Grease Lightnin' Musical Grease Tribute show
Hannah Leigh
Heatwave Band
Hi Ball Burlesque
Hung Le
I Get the Music In You
Into The Mystic - Joe Creighton
Irish Christmas Dream
Janet A. McLeod
Jay Weston
Jazz In The Box
Jazzaret -Featuring Leanne Crawford
Jetty Road
Jimeoin
Jimmy Barnes
Jimmy Buffet Tribute Montserrat
Joe Camilleri & Band
Joe Creighton
Joel Ozborn Comedian & MC
John Blackman - Super Trivia , Voice-over & MC
Johnny Cash Tribute Show
Jonathon Morton
JW Swing Orchestra Big Band
Kahuna Daddies
Karaoke for Kids
Karavana Flamenca
Karolina Biel Ultimate Kylie Show
Kasey Chambers
Kate Ceberano
Kath and KimTribute Two Foxy Hornbags
KC Publicity
Kelly Auty
Kransky Sisters
La Forza Pop Opera
La Nueva Cumbia - Arakataka
Le Toot Ensemble
Leo Sayer
Let it Be Beatles
Living Statue - Oria Exodia
Living Statues - Cyber Dragon Queen and Zazoria
Living Statues - Period Costume
Lola and The Lovecats
Lounge Brass Band
Magic Workshops for Children
Magician & Conjuror Elio Simonetti
Marcia Hines
Maria Forde
Marilyn Monroe Impersonator Alia Milano
Maske Electric Strings
Matt Bissett-Johnson Caricaturist
Melbourne Dixieland Jazz Band
Mexican Alejandro Espino Aldana
Michael Boyd Illusionist
Michael Buble Tribute Jay Weston
Mick Molloy
Mikelangelo and Saint Clare
Mondo Rock Ross Wilson
Ms Vicky Bombshell Housewife 1950's
Murder Mystery - A Dinner To Die For
Music Magic from the 1950's
Neon Kids
Next Level Marketing
Nichaud Fitzgibbon
Nick Charles & Band
Normie Rowe
One Team One Voice
Paintings with Personality
Parisian Chic Duo Jen and Christophe
Pete Kenyon & The Wake
Peter Chapman
Peter Morgan Music
Phil Manning
Phil Para & Band
Philharmonic Strings
Pot Pourri Theater & Opera
Preston's Bell City Ballroom
Queenie van de Zandt
Raymond Crowe - Unusualist
Red Hot Rhythmakers
Reflejos
Renee Geyer
Rhonda Burchmore
Rockwyse Band
Ronnie Charles & The Retro Bandits
Ross Wilson
Roy Orbison Tribute Show
Russell Morris
Santa's Very Merry Fire Show
Sarah Maclaine & Band
Showgirls Spectacular
Silver Service Jazz Band
Singing Sommeliers Comedy Opera
Soul Provider
Spectrum
String Angels
String Fever
Swimming With Da Fishes
Tahir Bilgic
Tania De Jong AM
The Aaron Daniels Band
The Aerial Angels
The Gift a Musical Comedy
The Grand Wazoo
The Herberts 1960's Music
The Murder Company
The Satellites Rockabilly
The Sirens of Song
The Tones Shows
Tiffany Judge The Connector NZ
Trumpet Fan Fare
Two Awful Umpires
U2 Australian Tribute
Van The Man
Vardos Gypsy Music
Vatos Locos
Visions Of A Nomad
Viva Las Vegas Showgirls Mambo
Vospertron - Neon Dance
Web Design 123
X Factor's Andrew Lawson

 

 

Broderick Smith  Duo (The Dingoes)

music samples

video samples

Broderick Smith Duo (The Dingoes)

Broderick Smith an Australian music legend.
30 years of blues, rock and folk music excellence.

Australian music legend and lead singer of The Dingoes, Broderick Smith is available for private functions and corporate events.  

Blues Harp at its finest...after 30 years of performing and numerous CDs, Broderick is back with a fine selection of old and new songs.

Broderick Smith Duo

Duration of performance: 2 x 45 mins sets or 1 x 60 minute set

Personally signed CD's available.

In 2009: 1970's Legendary band The Dingoes were inducted into the Aria Hall of Fame and in celebration, performed for the first time in 30 years.

Show song list includes:

  1. Boy on the Run
  2. Faded Roses
  3. Snow Blind Moon
  4. My Shiralee
  5. Father's Hands
  6. Rolling around the Sun
  7. Snowblind Moon
  8. Ribs of the Land
  9. Ocean Deep
  10. Way Out West

" The last time I was inducted, it was into the army, this certainly feels a whole lot better. Seriously, the band feels honoured and privileged to be recognised by our peers by being inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame."

Broderick recently released his 10th album "Unknown Country".

Tracks
1 Unknown Country
2 The Devil and the Boy
3 Buddy Bolden
4 I'm the Same as You
5 Bad Star
6 Crazy Mary
7 Jack Napoleon From Cape Grim
8 Mary the Larrikin (Joe Byrne's Ballad)
9 God May Not be With Us
10 The Ring
11 Smashman
12 Walk into my Soul
13 What Goes Down


Way Out West - The Best of The Dingoes 1992

Tracks
1 Way Out West
2 Boy on the Run
3 Sydney Ladies
4 Goin' Down Again
5 Smooth Sailing
6 Shine a Light
7 Singing Your Song
8 Come on Down
9 Waiting for the Tide to Turn
10 Into The Night
11 Since You've Been Gone
12 Child In The Middle
13 Don't Want To Face The Day Alone 
14 High Living
15 So Long For So Little


Broderick Smiths Big Combo 1979 to 1982

Tracks
1 Last Train from Mobil Town
2 Faded Roses
3 Tightrope
4 High Rise
5 Back Off Baby Brother
6 I was Here
7 Fortune Favours the Bold
8 My Father's Hands
9 The Devil Drives
10 Ruby in the Snow


The Dingoes - Five Times the Sun 1977

Tracks
1 Smooth Sailing
2 Shine a Light
3 Singing Your Song
4 Starting Today
5 Come on Down
6 Way Out West
7 Boy on the Run
8 Waiting for the Tide to Turn


Live At the Station  1976

  • Marijuana Hell
  • When A Man Loves A woman

The album records various bands playing in the Lounge at the Station Hotel, Prahran over two nights in March 1976.

Released on LP record, it also included Wild Beaver Band, Myriad and Saltbush. A multitrack recorder was used (in the back of a truck parked outside the Lounge door in Greville Street Prahran).


The Dingoes 1974 LP

Track Listing
Side One
Come on down, Boy on the Run, The Last Place I Wanna Be, Way Out West, Peyday Again

Side Two
Goin' Down Again, Aaron, My Sometime Lady, Sydney Ladies, Dingoes Lament

Carson  1971 to 1973
On the Air
1973 EMI Harvest Records LP
Live performances from Sunbury Rock Festival

Tracks:  Dingo, Laid back feel, Dust my broom, Hey Joe, Boogie, Sunbury Jam 

Biography
Broderick started playing folk and blues music back in 1962. Leaving school and having a variety of jobs, Broderick joined legendary Blues outfit the Adderley Smith Blues Band.

His first commercially recorded work was in 1972 with Carson, a boogie and blues band.

Then in 1973 he helped form The Dingoes, a legendary country rock group that is a main inspiration behind the modern country rock explosion.

The Dingoes main aim was to carry on the great work done by another band called Country Radio and further explore the possibilities of blending Bush music with R'n'B.

Broderick then  formed the Big Combo.

During this time he was also a singer on the Andrew Durant Memorial concert album.

Releasing  twelve albums to date, six under his own name, recording both here and in Canada and the US.

He has recorded with:

  • Cat Stevens
  • Jimmy Barnes
  • Steve Cropper
  • The Memphis Horns
  • Buffy Saint Marie
  • Phil Ochs
  • Tommy and Phil Emmanuel.

Songwriter: Broderick Smith has been involved in the writing of around 200 songs and his solo albums have seen him writing virtually all the lyrics.

Broderick Smith - Chronology

1948 Born in Hertfordshire, England. 1959 - family emigrate to Australia, aged 11. Took up residence in St. Albans, Melbourne, moving to Craigieburn in the mid-sixties. 1962 - joined his first garage band, played a bit of percussion, diidn't really know what he was doing.

1966/7 - played in various Western Suburb blues bands.

1968 - joined the Adderley Smith Blues Band as a singer and harmonica player. Other band members included future Dingo Kerryn Tolhurst and future Australian Ballet Lighting Director Colin Graham.

1968 to 1970 - drafted for National Service at Holsworthy, NSW. Spent spare time jamming with bands such as the Peter Nailler Jug Band and the Foreday Rider Blues Band.

1970 Returned to job at Allans Music in Melbourne. Joined singer- songwriter/country band Sundown, but left when the direction became too country.

1971 joined boogie band Carson. Rapidly realised that high earnings from the band were 4 times those from his day job, so quit Allans to become a full-time musician. Two years with Carson produced 2 albums, Blown in 1972 and On the Air in 1973, both on EMI's Harvest label. Toured with John Mayall and made his first appearance at the Sunbury Rock Festival. Subsequently played at every Sunbury festival, either with Carson or The Dingoes, and was featured on The Mushroom triple Album Sunbury - The Great Australian Rock Festival.

1973 Carson dissolved after a brief flirtation with jazz. Broderick joined the Australian cast of the Rock Opera Tommy, playing the part of the Father. Formed The Dingoes with Chris Stockley , Kerryn Tolhurst, John Lee and John DuBois. The concept was to marry rhythmn and blues with Bush music although "Australian Country Rock" was how they were labelled. Recorded The Dingoes album on Mushroom, including the hits Way Out West and Boy on the Run.

1974 The Dingoes featured on the Mushroom album Highlights of Sunbury 74. Toured nationally with various artists including Bad Company, Leo Sayer, Bo Diddley, Freddy Fender. Won 'Best Australian Group Album' at the Australian Music Awards and 'Best Group Vocal Album' at the ARIA awards.

1976 The Dingoes signed for a 2 album deal by A&M in the USA, on the recommendation of Elvis Presley's and Rod Stewart road manager Billy McCartney and The Rolling Stones and Lynyard Skynard manager Peter Rudge. Recorded in Northern California after 3 months rehearsal in Canada. Lived two years in USA, first near San Francisco, then near Woodstock, upstate New York. Toured forty states by road. The first album was produced by Elliot Mazer, producer for Janis Joplin and Neil Young. This album featured liner notes by author Emmett Grogan.

1978 Death of Lynyard Skynyard band members in a plane crash destroyed the morale of the management team and brought "The Dingoes sojourn to an end. Broderick returned to Australia at the end of the year.

1979 Broderick formed a new band, Broderick Smith' s Big Combo. The band toured with Rory Gallagher among others.

1980 Big Combo appeared at the Andy Durant Memorial Concert. Also on the bill were Jimmy Barnes, Renee Geyer, Richard Clapton, Don Walker, Ian Moss, Rick Formosa, Glyn Mason. A very successful album of the concert was released by Mushroom, including Broderick singing Durant's Ocean Deep. Overall, the event raised many thousands of dollars for The Peter McCallum Clinic and the album achieved platinum sales figures.

1981 Big Combo recorded an album Broderick Smith's Big Combo - on the Wheatley/EMI label, achieving gold sales. Hits from the album included My Father's Hands and Faded Roses.

1982 Disbanded Big Combo while still at the top, rather than waiting for the inevitable decline and fall.

1984 Broderick Smith album released to great critical acclaim but limited commercial success.

1985 Started investigating a more acoustic approach to performing including two sell-out seasons at the Troubadour, accompanied by solo piano. Became a regular weekend performer in Melbourne during the next five years with various band line-ups, gradually drifting towards a semi-acoustic singer-songwriter approach. Record with Steve Cropper and album Suitcase, released by Mushroom Records. With his band toured Australia with Joe Cocker.

1994 Appears at Port Fairy Festival. Voted 4th most popular act by audiences at the festival. Joined Melbourne Theatre Company for first attempt at straight acting, with four parts in The Grapes of Wrath.

1994 Revamped his band, signed with Newmarket label and released new album My Shiralee which was selected as one of the top ten releases of the year by The Age reviewer Mike Daly.

1995 Appears at Port Fairy Festival. Furthered his acting career with parts in 3 TV series - Janus, Blue Heelers and Law of the Land. Appeared on the Australia Remembers concert at Melbourne's Palais Theatre in front of an audience of WW2 veterans and Prime Minister Keating. Signed with ABC for two albums, the first being Songster, being released in November. Songster makes the top ten albums of the year once again in The Age.

1996 Appears at Port Fairy Festival. Became a fringe hit at Tamworth Country Festival. Toured extensively all year. Appears in Man from Snowy River TV series and also Blue Heelers. Crayon Angels album released and once again makes top ten albums for the year in The Age.

1997 Takes some time out to find his muse. Writes a little but mainly retreats into himself for a while.

1998 Once again goes to Tamworth where he is now regarded as being "the cutting edge of Country." Not sure what that means. Sponsored by Maton guitars. Appears on State Coroner. Starts writing again towards the end of the year. Surprisingly an acoustic duo that he is working on with friend Mick Ahearne starts to take off, and finds himself heavily booked till the end of the year and into '99. Also overseas music conventions beckon with the Maton connection.

1999 Heads off to Tamworth once more where he is now firmly established as an alternative act. Plans to record a new album and visit other states, including WA.

 


 

Home Artists Tours Publicity Event Management Contact Australian Entertainment News Privacy Policy
Learn to Play Guitar Learn to Sing

website development: OzWeb web design & hosting, Melbourne, Australia German Spanish French Italian Japanese Korean Portugese Simpified Chinese

Home - Entertainment Depot Musicians & Artists - Entertainment Depot Tours - Entertainment Depot Publicity Campaigns by Entertainment Depot Event Management Contact Entertainment Depot Australian Entertainment News