" Synchromysticism:
The art of realizing meaningful coincidence in the seemingly mundane with mystical or esoteric significance."

- Jake Kotze

December 21, 2018

Archie Roach

Indigenous Australians are advised that this post may include images or names of people now deceased.
This is just a post about one of my favourite Aussie singers and storytellers Archie Roach and a podcast that I recently heard him on that I thought was worth sharing the link to -
"Indigenous singer-songwriter Archie Roach became the voice of the stolen generations with his ballad Took the Children Away.
Removed from his family at the age of three, Archie grew up to be a troubled youth, before finding his feet through music and meeting his life-long partner Ruby Hunter, also a musician and member of the stolen generations.
Archie Roach traces his life from stolen child to indigenous leader and sings the songs which signpost his life.
Recorded Blue Mountains Music Festival
17 March 2018"
Arch was born on January 8th, so he had to be a great singer when he shares that date with Elvis and David Bowie on their birthdays;-)
I've seen Archie play live quite a few times now and wrote a post back in 2013 about seeing him play down at 'Boomerang' -
Sunday at Boomerang
If you get a chance to see Archie play live, then as Molly Meldrum says, "do yourself a favour" and go.

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