Musicians

Coloured Stone

Origin
Mirning Tribe, Kooniba, South Australia
Genre/styles
Country | Reggae | Rock
About

Band members: Jason Scott (lead guitar), Dwayne Lawrie (drums), Russell Pinkie (bass), Ashley Dargen and Bunna Lawrie (founder, singer/songwriter and rhythm guitar).

Coloured Stone is from Koonibba Mission, west of Ceduna in South Australia, and was formed in 1977. Black Boy (1984) and Dancing in the Moonlight (1986) have become "classic contemporary Aboriginal anthems" [[#1 'Rare gems play again', Koori Mail 494 p.55]].

Discography

Album formats explained Explain formats

  • 10": 10 inch vinyl records were played at 45 or 33 1/3 rounds per minute (rpm). The former could hold 9, the latter 12 minutes of music per side.
  • 7": 7 inch records (often referred to as 45s) were played at 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm, with about 4:30 or 6 minutes of music per side.
  • LP: Long play, is a vinyl record played at ​33 1⁄3 rpm with a 12 or 10-inch diameter.
  • EP: Extended play, are vinyl records that allowed two or even three songs on each side.

Koonibba Rock

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Released
1984
Tracks

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Notes

Koonibba Rock was named after the sacred rock hole corroboree ground at Koonibba in South Australia, home of the band's leader Bunna Lawrie.


Island of Greed

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Released
1985
Tracks

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Island of Greed (7")

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Released
1985
Tracks
  1. Island of Greed
  2. Breaking Hearts

Black Rock from the Red Centre

Coloured Stone - Black Rock from the Red Centre
Released
1985
Tracks

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Notes

The album contains a compilation of Koonibba Rock & Island of Greed.


Human Love

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Released
1986
Tracks

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Dancing in the Moonlight

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Released
1986
Tracks
  1. Dancing in the Moonlight
  2. Kapi Pulka

Wild Desert Rose

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Released
1988
Tracks

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Stay Young (7")

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Released
1988
Tracks
  1. Stay Young
  2. Love is for Life

Wild Desert Rose (7")

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Released
1988
Tracks
  1. Wild Desert Rose
  2. Love is for Life

Crazy Mind

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Released
1989
Tracks

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Inma Juju (Dance Music)

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Released
1991
Tracks
  1. Love Is The Medicine (Radio Edit)
  2. Kapi Pulka (Big Rain)
  3. Singing In The Rain
  4. Human Love
  5. Dancing In The Moonlight
  6. Don't Drink Don't Drive
  7. Island Of Greed
  8. Fire In My Heart
  9. Afraid of The Dark
  10. Love Is The Medicine (Dance Mix)

Love is the Medicine

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Released
1991
Tracks
  1. Love is the Medicine (Doctor's order mix)
  2. Love is the Medicine (From Dreamtime to Wonderland mix)
  3. Dancing in the Moonlight

Barefeet Dancing

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Released
1995
Tracks

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Songs from the Nullarbor

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Released
1995
Tracks

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Rhythm of Nature

Coloured Stone - Rhythm of Nature
Released
1998
Tracks
  1. Imagination
  2. Siinging In The Rain
  3. Black Is Beautiful (Dance Version)
  4. I Wanna Dance With You
  5. Red Dustroad
  6. Don't Forget That I Love You
  7. Born Aborigine
  8. Whale Dance Song
  9. Rhythm Of Nature
  10. Survival
  11. Black Is Beautiful (Acoustic Version)
  12. I Remember You
  13. Love Grows Stronger
  14. Sound Of The Whale
  15. Miss You
  16. Forgotten Tribe

Australia (7″)

Released
July 2000
Tracks
  1. Australia
  2. Australia - Dance Remix

Best Of Coloured Stone

Released
1997
Tracks
  1. Chasin' Rainbow
  2. Wild Desert Rose
  3. Dancing In The Moonlight
  4. Waiting For The Tide
  5. Afraid Of The Dark
  6. Love Is The Medicine
  7. How Can I Give You Love
  8. Crazy Mind
  9. Human Love
  10. No More Boomerang
  11. Black Boy
  12. Stay Young
  13. Alice Springs
  14. Island Of Greed
  15. Magic Girl
  16. Breaking Hearts
  17. Michael William Lawrie
  18. Kapi Pulka

Black Boy (7")

Released
1984
Tracks

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Black Boy (feat. Yung Warriors) - Single

Released
1 August 2011
Tracks
  1. Black Boy (feat. Yung Warriors)

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Harvard citation

Korff, J 2018, Coloured Stone, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/music/coloured-stone>, retrieved 17 October 2019

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