Connecting Spirits - Songs of Remembrance - Rita Lindsay and Flo Bourke
 

 

Background to the tunes

 

Tracks featured :

1 20th Century Catastrophe


Rita Lindsay : Acoustic guitars, electric guitars, vocals
Michael Lindsay : Drums
Gavin O'Loghlen : Bass, Fender Rhodes piano

Words and Music © Rita Lindsay 2009

 

2 Commemoration Story


Flo Bourke : Acoustic guitars, vocals
Gavin O'Loghlen : Drums, bass, keyboards

Words and Music © Flo Bourke 2009

 

 

3 God be with you till we meet again

Rita Lindsay : Acoustic guitars, vocals
Michael Lindsay : Drums
Gavin O'Loghlen : Bass, Hammond organ
Choir : Tom Trevorrow, Ellen Trevorrow, Rita Lindsay Snr, Alice Abdulla, Noreen Kartinyeri, Kathleen Sansbury, John Sansbury, Dora Hunter, Bronwyn (Hunter) Newey, Michael Lindsay, Audrey Lindsay

Words Jeremiah E. Rankin, Music William G. Tomer 1882

 

 

4 The Boy Soldier

Flo Bourke : Vocals
Scott Palin : Acoustic guitars
Gavin O'Loghlen : Bass, drums
Hammond, Fender Rhodes piano

Words and Music © Flo Bourke 2009

 

5 A Soldier of the War

Rita Lindsay : Acoustic guitars, electric guitars, vocals
Michael Lindsay : Drums
Gavin O'Loghlen : Bass, accordion, keyboards

Words and Music © Rita Lindsay 2009

 

6 Talbot House

Flo Bourke : Bechstein piano 1896, vocals
Gavin O'Loghlen : Accordion, keyboards, Mellotron

Words and Music © Flo Bourke 2009
Flo and Paul Sinkinson play the original Talbot House piano at the end of the song
"Its a long way to Tipperary" written Jack Judge and Harry Williams 1912

 

7 One Minute's Silence

Rita Lindsay : Acoustic guitars, vocals
Michael Lindsay : Drums
Gavin O'Loghlen : Bass, Mellotron, piano

Words and Music © Rita Lindsay 2009

 

8 Lost Soul

Rita Lindsay : Acoustic guitars, vocals
Flo Bourke : Vocals and harmonies
Michael Lindsay : Drums
Gavin O'Loghlen : Bass, Hammond organ, Mellotron

Words and Music © Eric Bogle 2007

 

9 IL Wulde Tjerlar (On Eagle's Wings)

Rita Lindsay : Acoustic guitars, vocals
Michael Lindsay : Drums
Tom Trevorrow : Voice
Gavin O'Loghlen : Bass, keyboards, Mellotron

Words and Music © Rita Lindsay 2009


 

10 Same war

Flo Bourke : Acoustic guitars, vocals
Gavin O'Loghlen : Bass, drums, keyboards, Mellotron

Words and Music © Flo Bourke 2009

 

11 Connecting the Spirits

Rita Lindsay : Acoustic guitars, electric guitars, vocals
Michael Lindsay : Drums
Gavin O'Loghlen : Bass, accordion

Words and Music © Rita Lindsay 2009

 

12 Dear Soldier

Flo Bourke : Vocals
Gavin O'Loghlen : Piano, bass, Hammond organ, percussion, Mellotron

Music Flo Bourke Words Belinda Koolmatrie © 2009

 

13 Lament

Major Sumner : Clapping Boomerangs, Boomerang rattle, vocals
Gavin O'Loghlen : Highland Pipes
Welcome Dance - Ngarrindjeri Ngoldi Arndu - Flowers of the Forest - Soldier's lament

14 Rivers of Tears

Rita Lindsay : Acoustic guitars, electric guitars, vocals
Michael Lindsay : Drums
Gavin O'Loghlen : Bass, keyboards

Words and Music © Rita Lindsay 2009

 

15 Homecoming Truths

Flo Bourke : Electric guitars, vocals
Gavin O'Loghlen : Acoustic guitars, bass, drums, Mellotron

Words and Music © Flo Bourke 2009

 

16 Aboriginal Soldiers

Rita Lindsay : Acoustic guitars, electric guitars, vocals
Michael Lindsay : Drums
Major Sumner : Yidaki (Didgeridoo), Boomerang Rattle
Gavin O'Loghlen : Bass, Hammond organ

We acknowledge that the Yolngu people, from Northeast Arnhem Land, are the Traditional owners of the Yidaki
Words and Music © Rita Lindsay 2009

 

17 Your words (From Changi)

Rita Lindsay : Acoustic guitars, electric guitars, vocals
Michael Lindsay : Drums
Gavin O'Loghlen : Bass, accordion

Words and Music © Rita Lindsay 2009

 

 

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