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Big Sing Community Songlist

This Songlist is a collection of some of our favourite songs learned and shared at Big Sing Community events over the years. Select and click on a song to read about its history and special connection to Big Sing Community.  Lyrics are available for download and you can listen to recordings or watch videos of songs being sung at Big Sing Community events.

A big thank you to the songwriters, musicians, choirs, teachers and mentors who have shared their songs with us at events and given permission for them to be shared more widely here. 

Come back and visit again as there are more songs to be added.

Bring Me Home

Music and words by Rachel Hore

Translated into Pitjantjatjara, Western Arrarnta, Luritja, Gathang and Darug

Pitjai Inkaart-urna

Hymn from Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, in Western Arrarnta language


Music and words (Darug & English) by Stacy-Jane Etal


Words and music Traditional, from the Caribbean

Ode to Country

Music by Rachel Hore (2008)
Lyrics by Aunty Ruby Watson (2008)

Mayatja Altimani Mununi Minala

Original Pitjantjatjara hymn by Tony Campbell


Words and music by Rachel Hore (2018)

Bring Me Little Water Sylvie

by Lead Belly

Keep on Walking Forward

Music and words by Pat Humphries (1984)