This disc is the first sound recording tribute to Bob Dyer, it shows that he was indeed one of the most enjoyable of all our pioneer Country Music entertainers. It contains all his eleven commercial 78 rpm sides from 1939-1940 (two in London and nine in Sydney), plus a rare broadcast, probably made in Sydney, about 1940. This reissue confirms that Bob Dyer was one of the most versatile and talented performers to adopt Australia as his homeland.
In the 1940’s amd 50’s Bob Dyer was our most popular radio and television star but he was also a hillbilly singer having recorded these songs in the late 1930’s. Also includes a complete program of Cop The Lot and Pick A Box.
1. The Death Of Willie
2. The Martins and the Coys
3. Way Far Down In The Hollow
4. The Pants That My Pappy Gave To Me
5. The Newtons Are Feuding Again
6. The Young ‘Uns Of The Martins and the Coys
7. She’ll Be Coming Around The Mountain
8. The Ediket Song
9. The Coat and the Pants Do All The Work
10. I Never See Maggie Alone
11. Shut The Door
12. Bob Dyer Radio Programme: The Candlestick Maker
13. Bob Dyer Radio Programme: I’m an Old Cow Hand
14. It Pays To Be Funn
15. Cop The Lot
16. Pick A Box
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