Dewayne Everettsmith

Cape Barren Island (Tasmania) and Victoria, Australia
About Dewayne

Dewayne Everettsmith's great-great-great grandmother, Fanny Cochrane Smith, was the singer of the first and only recorded Tasmanian Aboriginal language.


Album formats explained

Album 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.

Introducing Dewayne Everettsmith

Dewayne Everettsmith - Introducing Dewayne Everettsmith
January 2011
  1. Milaythina
  2. I Surrender All

This is Dewayne Everettsmith's first EP album, and contains the first commercially released song sung entirely in palawa kani (Tasmanian Aboriginal language).

It's Like Love (Single)

14 March 2014
  1. It's Like Love


14 March 2014
  1. Caught On Your Lips
  2. I've Got No
  3. Surrender
  4. It's Like Love
  5. O.v.e.r.d.u.e
  6. Jewellery Box
  7. Shelta
  8. Melaythina
  9. Remember
  10. Whisper
  11. Caught On Your Lips Waltz
  12. Sad Songs (Say So Much)

Includes digital booklet.

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[1] 'Song with rich link to the past lures future visitors', SMH 16/6/2012

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