George Rrurrambu

Gumatj clan, North East Arnhemland, Australia
Rhythm & Blues

On 10 June 2007 George died at the age of 50 after a long battle with cancer. After his death he became known as George Burarrwanga for cultural reasons.


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.

Nerbu Message

September 2000
  1. Eastern Wind
  2. Galuku
  3. Boomerang
  4. Lapu
  5. Freedom, Peace and One World
  6. Djantpangarri
  7. Marrayilyil
  8. Djutarra
  9. Ronu Wanga (My Island Home)
  10. Watu
  11. Guyularri
  12. Wake Up Australia

First and only solo project by Warumpi Band's lead singer George Rrurrambu.

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Korff, J 2018, George Rrurrambu, <>, retrieved 8 July 2020

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